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Basically, this is a parallelogram: 1. In a parallelogram any two opposite sides are equal.

2. In a parallelogram any two opposite angles are equal.

3. In a parallelogram the diagonals bisect each other.

4. In a parallelogram, each diagonal divides it into two congruent triangles.

5. In a parallelogram, any two adjacent angles have their sum equal to 180„a, that is, they are supplementary.

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Lynnie

2. In a parallelogram any two opposite angles are equal.

3. In a parallelogram the diagonals bisect each other.

4. In a parallelogram, each diagonal divides it into two congruent triangles.

5. In a parallelogram, any two adjacent angles have their sum equal to 180„a, that is, they are supplementary.

If you go to this site http://www.kwiznet.com/p/takeQuiz.php?ChapterID=2623&CurriculumID=24 you will find all about parallelograms.

Lynnie

Dec 01 2006, 10:23 PM

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My favorite parallelogram is a Rhombus:

Each diagonal of a rhombus bisects two angles of the rhombus.

http://www.coolmath.com/reference/rhombus

Each diagonal of a rhombus bisects two angles of the rhombus.

http://www.coolmath.com/reference/rhombus

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Dec 02 2006, 11:11 AM

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Hence the word Diagonal.......

diagonal:

1541,M.Fr. diagonal, from L. diagonalis, from diagonus "slanting line," from Gk. diagonios "from angle to angle," from dia- "across" + gonia "angle," related to gony "knee" (see knee).

http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?l=d&p=8

diagonal:

1541,M.Fr. diagonal, from L. diagonalis, from diagonus "slanting line," from Gk. diagonios "from angle to angle," from dia- "across" + gonia "angle," related to gony "knee" (see knee).

http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?l=d&p=8

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Dec 04 2006, 8:44 AM