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rhombus

an oblique-angled parallelogram having four equal sides

Rhombus

a plane quadrangle with equal sides (Figure 1). It may be regarded as the special case of the parallelogram where two adjacent sides are equal, the diagonals are perpendicular,

Figure 1

or a diagonal bisects the angles of the vertices that it joins. A rhombus with right angles is called a square.

rhombus

[′räm·bəs]
(mathematics)
A parallelogram with all sides equal. Also known as rhomb.
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Blue rhombi Length of a side Perimeter of Number of Area in terms of rhombus pattern block pattern block 1 4 1 2 3 4 What patterns do you notice in the above chart?
The flow f is called shattered iff there is no pair of overlapping f-flat rhombi.
Rhombi which are not f -flat, but g-flat, are called critical rhombi.
Varley further described the counting methods that some of her students used: "Gaddis used all blue rhombi and simply counted by twos.
First, they placed three rhombi on top of a hexagon so that the surface area of the rhombi matched the surface area of the hexagon.
Finally, they counted the total number of rhombi used: twelve.

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