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Measuring the Area of a Rhombus: Formula & Examples

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Which of the following are ways to find the area of a rhombus?

A: Using the diagonals

B: Using the side and an angle

C: Using the side and the altitude

D: All of the above

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1. What is the area of a rhombus with an altitude of 3 cm and sides of 4 cm?

2. What is the area of a rhombus with both diagonals measuring 8 cm?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Since a rhombus has some distinct differences from other four-sided shapes, it has other ways to find the area. This quiz will have you recalling those methods and then using them to find area.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This rhombus quiz tests your ability to:

  • Determine which options are ways to find the area of a rhombus
  • Find the area of a rhombus when given its altitude and sides
  • Calculate a rhombus' area with its diagonals
  • Solve for the area of a rhombus when given its angle and sides
  • Recall what the altitude of a rhombus is also known as

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from relevant information from the lesson on finding the area of a rhombus
  • Critical thinking - use this information to consider if something is or is not a way to find the area
  • Problem solving - find the area of a rhombus using a variety of methods
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you've gained about the area of a rhombus

Additional Learning

The lesson called Measuring the Area of a Rhombus: Formula & Examples covers the following objectives:

  • Provide the formula for calculating area with the altitude and sides
  • Use a sample equation to apply the formula with angle and side measurements
  • Explain the steps for finding the area of a rhombus with just the diagonals
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