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.

Angles

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.

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avril laghine 4 years ago

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


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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 4 years ago

WOW! Nice thanks for help:))


Felix 5 years ago

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sama 5 years ago

its great it tells you every thing


??? 5 years ago

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nunya beezness 5 years ago

no comment but tanx for da help

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