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Theorems involving Rectangles, Rhombuses & Squares

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Theorems Rectangles Rhombus Squares

Rhombus Rectangle Square theorems & corollaries
Rhombus Corollary and Theorems
A quadrilateral is a rhombus if and only if it has four congruent sides.
Theorem
A parallelogram is a rhombus if and only if its diagonals are perpendicular.
Theorem
A parallelogram is a rhombus if and only if each diagonal bisects a pair of opposite angles.

Rectangle Corollary and Theorem
A quadrilateral is a rectangle if and only if it has four right angles.
Theorem
A parallelogram is a rectangle if and only if its diagonals are congruent.

Square Corollary
A quadrilateral is a square if and only if it is a rhombus and a rectangle.



Conditions for Rectangles, Rhombuses, and Squares


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