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What is the difference between a kite and a rhombus?

RHOMBUS- a quadrilateral in which all four sides are congruent. KITE- a quadrilater in which each pair of consecutive sides are congruent, but opposite sides are not congruent.

What shape is always a rhombus?


What is a rhombus that is not a square?

A rhombus is a quadrilateral with all sides equal in length. A square is a quadrilateral with all sides equal in length and all interior angles right angles. Thus a rhombus is not a square unless the angles are all right angles.

How do you prove ABCD is a rhombus?

Say that the rectangle had side lengths of length e and f. Then the side lengths of quadrilateral ABCD, by the Pythagorean Theorem, are √(e2)2+(f2)2. Since all sides of this quadrilateral are equal then quadrilateral ABCD must be a rhombus.

Are all sides of a rhombus equal?

All sides of a rhombus are equal. Here, AB = BC = CD = DA. Opposite sides are parallel in a rhombus. Opposite angles are equal in a rhombus.

Can a quadrilateral be both a rhombus and a trapezoid?

Square: A quadrilateral with four congruent sides and four right angles; a square is both a rhombus and a rectangle. Trapezoid: A quadrilateral with exactly one pair of parallel sides (the parallel sides are called bases)

How does a trapezium look?

A trapezoid, also known as a trapezium, is a flat closed shape having 4 straight sides, with one pair of parallel sides. The parallel sides of a trapezium are known as the bases, and its non-parallel sides are called legs. The parallel sides can be horizontal, vertical or slanting.

Is every trapezoid is a trapezium?

In the US (for some) a trapezium is a four sided polygon with no parallel sides; in the UK a trapezium is a four sided polygon with exactly one pair of parallel sides; whereas in Canada a trapezoid has an inclusive definition in that it’s a four sided-polygon with at least one pair of parallel sides – hence …