**Definition of Parallelogram**

- A Parallelogram is a quadrilateral whose opposite sides are parallel and equal and opposite angles are equal.

**More about Parallelogram**

- The diagonals of a parallelogram bisect each other.
- Area (A) of a parallelogram of base
*b*and height*h*is given as A =*bh*.

**Example of Parallelogram**

- The figure shown above is a parallelogram.

**Solved Example on Parallelogram**

Which pair of shapes can be combined to form a parallelogram?

Choices:

A. Figure 1

B. Figure 2

C. Figure 3

D. Figure 4

Correct Answer: B

Solution:

Step 1:A parallelogram is a quadrilateral that has two pairs of parallel sides.

Step 2:Here, we can make a parallelogram with the pair of shapes in the Figure 2.

Step 3:So, Figure 2 can be combined to form a parallelogram.

**Related Terms for Parallelogram**

- Bisect
- Diagonal
- Opposite angles
- Quadrilateral
- Side