##### Preview Activity3.4.1

We will explore the area formula in this preview activity.

1. Find the area of the following parallelograms.

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2. Explain why the area of the parallelogram formed by the vectors $$\vvec$$ and $$\wvec_1$$ is the same as that formed by $$\vvec$$ and $$\wvec_2\text{.}$$

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