In this post, we will learn** how to find the area of a parallelogram using C **Programming language.

A** parallelogram** is defined as a quadrilateral in which both pairs of opposite sides are parallel and equal.Â

The area of a parallelogram is the space enclosed between the four sides of a parallelogram.

**Area of Parallelogram = Base x Height**

We will be using the above formula in our program to compute the area of parallelogram.

So, without further ado, letâ€™s begin this tutorial.

**C Program to Find Area of Parallelogram**

// C Program to Find Area of Parallelogram #include <stdio.h> int main(){ int height, base; long area; // Asking for input printf("Enter the height of parallelogram: "); scanf("%d", &height); printf("Enter the base of parallelogram: "); scanf("%d", &base); // Calculating area area = height * base; // Displaying area printf("Area of Parallelogram: %ld", area); return 0; }

**Output**

```
Enter the height of parallelogram: 4
Enter the base of parallelogram: 7
Area of Parallelogram: 28
```

**How Does This Program Work ?**

int height, base; long area;

In this program, we have declared two** int data type variables** and one** long data type** variable.

// Asking for input printf("Enter the height of parallelogram: "); scanf("%d", &height); printf("Enter the base of parallelogram: "); scanf("%d", &base);

Then, the user is asked to enter the** height** and **base** of the parallelogram.

// Calculating area area = height * base;

We calculate the area of parallelogram using the formula:

**Area = Base x Height**

// Displaying area printf("Area of Parallelogram: %ld", area);

Finally, the result is displayed to the screen using** printf()** function.

**Conclusion**

I hope after going through this post, you understand** how to find the area of parallelogram using C **Programming language.

If you have any doubt regarding the program, feel free to contact us in the comment section. We will be delighted to help you.

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