# Rhombus Template (Scaffolded Discovery)

- Author:
- Tim Brzezinski

- Topic:
- Rhombus

The applet below contains a quadrilateral that ALWAYS remains a

**rhombus.**The purpose of this applet is to help you understand many of the geometric properties a rhombus has. The questions you need to answer are displayed below this applet.**Questions:**1) Is a rhombus a parallelogram? Explain why or why not. 2) Are opposite sides of a rhombus congruent? 3) Are opposite angles of a rhombus congruent? 4) Do the diagonals of a rhombus bisect each other? 5) Does a diagonal of a rhombus bisect a pair of opposite angles? 6) Are the diagonals of a rhombus perpendicular? 7) Are the diagonals of a rhombus congruent? 8) Does either diagonal of a rhombus serve as a line of symmetry? If so, how many?