Diagonals of a parallelogram
The diagonals of a parallelogram bisect each other.
Drag the orange dots on each vertex
to reshape the parallelogram. Notice the behavior of the two diagonals.
the diagonals (lines linking opposite corners)
bisect each other.
That is, each diagonal cuts the other into two equal parts.
In the figure above drag any
to reshape the parallelogram and convince your self this is so.
Related polygon topics
Types of polygon
Area of various polygon types
Perimeter of various polygon types
Angles associated with polygons
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