# Rectangles, rhombus, and squares

- Author:
- Mark Humphries

## Create a rectangle with A as a vertex. Remember it must stay a rectangle, no matter where the points move to. Construct the diagonals of your rectangle and find the length of each diagonal.

Is a rectangle a parallelogram?

What are the extra characteristics of a rectangle?

Construct a rhombus with A as a vertex. Remember it must stay a rhombus no matter how the points are moved. Find the lengths of the sides of the rhombus. Draw the diagonals of the rhombus and find the angles they create with the sides of the rhombus an

Is a rhombus a parallelogram?

What are the extra characteristics of a rhombus?

Create a square with A as a vertex. It must stay a square. Construct the diagonals and measure the angles they make with the sides and each other. Measure the lengths of the sides of the square and the lengths of the diagonals.

What are the special characteristics of a square?