Maharashtra State BoardSSC (English Medium) 9th Standard
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Types of Quadrilaterals - Properties of Rhombus

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Rhombus: A rhombus is a quadrilateral with four equal-length sides and opposite sides parallel to each other.

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Rhombus:

A rhombus is a quadrilateral with four equal-length sides and opposite sides parallel to each other.

Properties of a Rhombus:

  • A Rhombus is a special case of the kite.

  • A rhombus is a quadrilateral with sides of equal length.
  • Since the opposite sides of a rhombus have the same length, it is also a parallelogram.

  • Rhombus has all the properties of a parallelogram and also that of a kite.

  • The opposite angles of a rhombus are equal.

  • The opposite sides of a rhombus are parallel to each other.

  • The adjacent angles of a rhombus are supplementary.

  • The diagonals of a rhombus bisect each other.

  • There are exceptional properties of the rhombus are
    1) All the sides of a rhombus are equal.
    2) The diagonals of a rhombus bisect each other at right angles.

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