Aim: Decomposing Parallelograms into Triangles.
The height of the parallelogram on the right is 2 centimeters. How long is the base of that parallelogram? Explain your reasoning.
Aim: Decomposing parallelograms into Identical Triangles.
Aim: Which triangles compose a parallelogram?
The applet below has eight pairs of identical triangles. You can check that out by clicking on “New Pair” to see the different triangles.
Move the triangles and arrange them to figure out which pair forms a parallelogram. Then answer the questions