    0

# What are the properties of a parallelogram?

• The opposite sides of a parallelogram are parallel.
• The opposite sides of a parallelogram are equal.
• The opposite angles of a parallelogram are equal.
• The diagonals of a parallelogram bisect one other.
• The area, A, of a parallelogram is A = BH, where B is the base of the parallelogram and H is its height.
• The area of a parallelogram is twice the area of a triangle created by one of its diagonals.
• The area of a parallelogram is also equal to the magnitude of the vector cross product of two adjacent sides.
• Each diagonal bisects the parallelogram into two congruent triangles.
• It is possible to create a tessellation of a plane with any parallelogram.
• The parallelogram is a special case of the trapezoid.
• The rectangle is a special case of the parallelogram.
• The rhombus is a special case of the parallelogram. Study guides

20 cards

## Properties that describe the appearance of matter are known as what properties

➡️
See all cards
3.82
49 Reviews Earn +20 pts  