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Q: The length of a parallelogram's altitude is also called the what?
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The length of a parallelogram's altitude is also called the?


What can also be called a parallelograms?

A rhombus, rectangle or square.

What shape is a square but not a parelellogram?

No shape is a square but not a parallelogram as all squares are parallelograms: All parallelograms have opposite sides parallel and of equal length, and opposite angles are equal. All squares have opposite sides that are parallel and of equal length, and opposite angles are equal; thus all squares are parallelograms. However, all squares also have all angles equal to 90o and all four sides equal, but some parallelograms have angles not all 90o and/or not all four sides of equal length; thus not all parallelograms are squares.

Are all rhombuses also rectangles?

No. Rhombuses that are also rectangles are called squares. Rhombuses are parallelograms with 4 equal sides, while rectangles are parallelograms where all the angles are right.

What is the area of a trapezoid?

The area of a trapezoid = 1/2 (altitude)(base 1 + base 2) *altitude can also be called the height, or the spacing between the parallel sides. Base 1 is the length of one of the parallel sides, and base 2 is the length of the other parallel side.

What is hypnoxia also called?

altitude sickness

What is altitude sickness also called?


Why will a parallelogram always have a smaller area than a rectangle with the same measurements?

The area of a parallelogram is the length of the 'base' times the altitude. In a rectangle, which is a special case of parallelogram, the altitude is maximum length and also is equal in length to the other side.

Is every property of parallelograms also a property of all rectangles?

Yes. All rectangles are also parallelograms, but not all parallelograms are rectangles.

Why can a rectangle also be called a parallelogram?

A parallelegram is a kind of shape in which the sets of lines are parallel to each other, such as in the case of a rectangle. Squares and rhombi are also examples of parallelograms. Triangles and circles are examples of shapes that are not parallelograms.

Some parallelograms are squares?

By definition, all squares are parallelograms. Not all parallelograms, however, are squares. All rectangles and rhombuses are also parallelograms.

Are parallelograms also squares?

Parallelograms include squares, but not the other way around.