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# Parallelogram

Definition of Parallelogram: a
four-sided plane rectilinear figure with
opposite sides parallel

Properties:
Opposite sides are parallel by definition.

## The diagonals bisect each other.

35 Degrees 145 Degrees

145 Degrees

35 Degrees

73 inches by 5 inches
Rhombus
Definition of Rhombus: a parallelogram with opposite equal acute angles, opposite equal obtuse
angles, and four equal sides.

Properties:

All the properties of a parallelogram apply (parallel sides, opposite angles are
congruent, and consecutive angles are supplementary).

## The diagonals bisect the angles.

All angles are
90 degrees

33 inches by 24 inches
Rectangle

Definition of Rectangle: a plane figure with four straight sides and four right angles, especially one
with unequal adjacent sides, in contrast to a square.

Properties:

All the properties of a parallelogram apply (parallel sides, opposite sides are
congruent, and diagonals bisect each other).

## All angles are right angles by definition.

All angles 90 degrees and
supplementary

40 inches by 25 inches
Square
Definition of square: a plane figure with four equal straight
sides and four right angles.

## A square is a rectangle because it is a quadrilateral

with four right angles. A square is a rhombus
54 inches by 54 inches
Kite
Definition of Kite: a
sides can be grouped into
two pairs of equal-length
each other

Properties:
Two pairs of sides
are of equal
length. Only one diagonal is
One pair of bisected by the
diagonally other.
opposite angles
The diagonals cross at
is equal.
90.
6 inches by 3 inches
Trapezoid
Properties: The angles on
The bases (top either side of
and bottom) the bases are
of a trapezoid congruent.
are parallel. The diagonals
Opposite sides of are
an isosceles
congruent.
trapezoid are
congruent.
Definition of
Trapezoid: a