# Properties of a parallelogram

Updated on October 26, 2009

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

6 years ago

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

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Mark

6 years ago from England, UK

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

• nicky

6 years ago

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

• Abby

6 years ago

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

• Abby

6 years ago

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

• Marlon

7 years ago

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7 years ago

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• sama

7 years ago

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7 years ago

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• nunya beezness

7 years ago

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