# 14 Properties of a Rhombus

In this video, you will learn 14 traits of a rhombus.
Exactly what is a Rhombus?
A rhombus is most commonly named a diamond,however, they are not limited to this shape.
Let's take a look at 14 properties of a good rhombus.

A Rhombus is a Quadrilateral, this means it has 4 sides, and the sides of a rhombus are congruent.

The opposite sides of a rhombus are parallel.

The opposite angles of a Rhombus are congruent.

The diagonals of a rhombus are perpendicular.

The diagonals of a Rhombus create form four congruent interior triangles.

The diagonals of a rhombus bisect each other this means they cut the other person in half.

The formula for locating the perimeter of a Rhombus equals 4 x sides

The formula for area equals ½ d1 * d2
d = length of the diagonals

A rhombus has all the traits of a parallelogram which include,opposite sides are congruent,the contrary angles are congruent, and the diagonals bisect one another.

All squares can be considered a rhombus, but not all rhombuses are squares

The diagonals of a rhombus bisect the other person but don't need to be the same length.

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