Is a parallelogram ever not a parallelogram?

Community Mathematics Centre, CoMaC (2018) Is a parallelogram ever not a parallelogram? At Right Angles, 7 (1). pp. 72-74. ISSN 2582-1873

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Abstract

A parallelogram may appear to be a very simple and basic shape of plane geometry, but its simplicity is deceptive; indeed, it possesses a lot of richness of structure. Much of this richness is revealed when we ask the following question: What characterizes a parallelogram? In other words: What minimal properties must a quadrilateral have for us to know that it is actually a parallelogram?

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Community Mathematics Centre, CoMaC
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English
Uncontrolled Keywords: Quadrilateral, Parallelogram, SAS congruence, ASA congruence, SSS congruence
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Mathematics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > At Right Angles
Full Text Status: Public
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/1323
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