- A rhombus is a quadrilateral (plane figure, closed shape, four sides) with four equal-length sides and opposite sides are parallel to each other.
- The opposite interior angles of rhombuses are congruent.
- The diagonals of a rhombus bisect each other at right angles.
How does a Rhombus look?
- A plane figure (it has two dimensions)
- A closed shape (it has an interior and exterior)
- A quadrilateral (four-sided plane figure with straight sides)
Is a Square a Rhombus?
- All squares are rhombuses, but not all rhombuses are squares.
Is a Rhombus a Parallelogram?
- All rhombuses are parallelograms, but not all parallelograms are rhombuses.
Properties of a Rhombus:
- The rhombus can be used as traffic signs or as the windows on the motorcycle or cars.
Know More About Rhombus
- You will get another rhombus when you join the midpoints of half the diagonal.
- You will get a rectangle when you join the midpoint of the sides.
- One famous rhombus is the baseball field.
- If each angle of a rhombus is 90 degrees, then it is a square.