Top Ten Properties of a Rectangle

1. A rectangle is a quadrilateral so it has four sides.

2. A rectangle is a parallelogram

3. The perimeter of a rectangle equals 2(base X height)

4. The area of a rectangle equals base X height

5. Opposite sides of a rectangle are congruent

6. A rectangle has four right angles

7. The diagonal of a rectangle is the hypotenuse of a right triangle

8. Opposite sides of a rectangle are parallel

9. The diagonals of a rectangle do not intersect in a right angle.

10. The diagonals of a rectangle create opposite central angles that are congruent.