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Parallelogram
Quadrilateral in which both sets of opposite sides are parallel
Determining if it is a rhombus
1 same slopes
2 non perpendicular slopes
3 equal sides
characteristics of a parallelogram
1 opposite angles are congruent
2 opposite sides are congruent
3 diagonals bisect each other
4 consecutive angles are supplementary
Rectangle
Parallelogram with four right angles
Characteristics of a rectangle
Diagonals are congruent
Rhombus
Parallelogram with 4 congruent sides
Characteristics of a Rhombus
1 diagonals bisect the angles
2 diagonals are perpendicular
Square
Parallelogram with four congruent sides and four right angles
Characteristics of a square
All properties of parallelogram, rhombi, and rectangles
Trapezoids
Exactly one set of parallel sides
Characteristics of a Trapezoid
2 sets of supplementary angles
isosceles trapezoid
Has congruent legs
Characteristics of a isosceles trapezoid
1 Base angles are congruent
2 diagonals are congruent
Median (mid-segment)
Segment with end points that are midpoints of the legs
Properties of mid-segment
1 parallel to the base
2 length is 1/2 sum of the bases
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