Properties of a parallelogram

A parallelogram is a 4 sided shape (quadrilateral), and can by identified by the following mathematical  properties.

Side Lengths

A parallelogram has two pairs of equal sides.


The angles opposites each other inside the parallelogram are the equal. Therefore, it has two pairs of equal angles.  

Lines of symmetry

A parallelogram has no lines of symmetry.

Rotational symmetry

The order of rotational symmetry of a parallelogram is order 2.

Basically, it looks like a slanted rectangle.

More by this Author

Comments 10 comments

avril laghine 4 years ago

thks for the facts....its very useful for homework's!

catman3000 profile image

catman3000 4 years ago from England, UK Author

No it doesn't have 2 lines of symmetry, your teacher is wrong. Perhaps your teacher meant rotational symmetry.

nicky 4 years ago

it has 2 lines of symmetry. Atleast,that's wot r teacher taught us...

Abby 4 years ago

Does it have 1/2 turn and 1/4 turn symmetry ??

Abby 4 years ago

Does it have 1/2 turn and 1/4 turn symmetry ??

Marlon 5 years ago

WOW! Nice thanks for help:))

Felix 5 years ago

Soooooooooooo good u did my homework for me!!!

sama 5 years ago

its great it tells you every thing

??? 5 years ago


You did ma homework for me

nunya beezness 5 years ago

no comment but tanx for da help

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No HTML is allowed in comments, but URLs will be hyperlinked. Comments are not for promoting your articles or other sites.

    Click to Rate This Article