# SOLUTION: How do you find the area of a parallelogram with sides 10 feet and 40 feet and an included angle of 30 degrees? Do you just do b*h ( 10*40)?

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 Question 252568: How do you find the area of a parallelogram with sides 10 feet and 40 feet and an included angle of 30 degrees? Do you just do b*h ( 10*40)?Answer by drk(1908)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The easy way here is with this formula: we use 1/2 because the perpendicualr height is side opposite the 30 degree angle, or 1/2 the hypotenuse of 10. A = 200 square feet