Most people think of a diamond when they think of a

**rhombus.**A

**rhombus**can take the shape diamond, but it can take on other shapes as well.**Here are 10 Properties of a Rhombus**

A

**rhombus**is a quadrilateral.A

**rhombus**has four sides.The sides of a

**rhombus**are congruent.The opposite sides are parallel.

The opposite angles of a

**rhombus**are equal.The diagonals of a

**rhombus**are perpendicular.The diagonals of a r

**hombus**create four equal triangles.The perimeter of a r

**hombus**equals 4 x side lengthThe formula for area equals ½ d1 * d2

d = length of the diagonals

The diagonals of a r

**hombus**bisect one another.As you look over this list you may wonder. Is a square a rhombus? Yes, all squares are rhombuses but not all rhombuses are squares. The diagonals of a rhombus can be different lengths, but with a square they are equal lengths and the opposite angles of a square always equal 90 degrees but may vary with a

**rhombus.**
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