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## Is every rhombus is a parallelogram True or false?

Rhombus: It is a flat shaped quadrilateral which has four sides of equal length. The opposite sides of a rhombus are parallel to each other which are congruent to each other.

## Why is every parallelogram not a rhombus?

Rhombus and parallelograms are closely related to each other but they are still different. The main difference between them is rhombus is a quadrilateral with all its four sides equal while parallelogram has its opposite sides equal.

**Is a parallelogram never a rhombus?**

A rhombus is a quadrilateral with four congruent sides. Therefore, every rhombus is a parallelogram.

**What has to be true for a parallelogram to be a rhombus?**

The rhombus has the following properties: All of the properties of a parallelogram apply (the ones that matter here are parallel sides, opposite angles are congruent, and consecutive angles are supplementary). The diagonals bisect the angles. The diagonals are perpendicular bisectors of each other.

### How do you prove that every rhombus is a parallelogram?

1) Both rhombus and parallelogram are quadrilaterals. 2) The opposite sides are parallel and equal (All sides of rhombus are equal) in both the cases. 3) The opposite angles of both the quadrilaterals are equal. 4) The two diagonals formed bisect each other in both rhombus as well as parallelogram.

### How do you prove a parallelogram is not a rhombus?

So opposite sides are congruent and quadrilateral MNOP is a parallelogram. Also, adjacent sides are congruent, so parallelogram MNOP is a rhombus. 1….Geometry.

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9. | Parallelogram ABCD is a rhombus | Definition of rhombus |

**How do you find if a parallelogram is a rhombus?**

If two consecutive sides of a parallelogram are congruent, then it’s a rhombus (neither the reverse of the definition nor the converse of a property). If either diagonal of a parallelogram bisects two angles, then it’s a rhombus (neither the reverse of the definition nor the converse of a property).

**How can a rhombus be a parallelogram but not all parallelograms are rhombuses?**

One of the two characteristics that make a rhombus unique is that its four sides are equal in length, or congruent. If you have a quadrilateral with two pairs of parallel sides, you do not necessarily have a rhombus; you might have a parallelogram, or you could have a rhombus if all four sides are the same length.