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**Finding the Area of Rhombus**

**A rhombus is a parallelogram with four congruent( equal in length ) sides. The plural of rhombus isrhombi or rhombuses**

All sides of a

rhombus are equal

in length.

Opposite sides are

parallel two each

other.

Area of Rhombus formula is

Formula number 2:

Rhombus and parallelogram use the same area formula. The

formula is A = bh

b is the length of a base.

h is the height.

Example: Find the area of the rhombus in the picture above with a height

4cm.

Area = 8cm • 4 = 32 cm

The rhombus is often called a diamond, after the diamonds suit in a pack

of playing cards.