8-5 Rhombi and Squares

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rhombus – a quadrilateral with 4 congruent sides Since a rhombus is a parallelogram, it has all the properties of a parallelogram.
The diagonals of a rhombus are perpendicular. If the diagonals of a parallelogram are perpendicular, then the parallelogram is a rhombus. Each diagonal of a rhombus bisects a pair of opposite angles.

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square – a quadrilateral with 4

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Unformatted text preview: right angles and 4 congruent sides A square is a special type of parallelogram that is also a rectangle and rhombus. It has all the characteristics of a parallelogram, a rectangle, and a rhombus. square parallelograms rectangles rhombi squares Joke Time What is 7Q + 3Q? You’re welcome! Why was six afraid of seven? Because 7 8 9. (seven ate nine) Who invented fractions? Henry the 1/8 th...
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## This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course MATH 105 taught by Professor Towns during the Fall '10 term at BYU.

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