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6 items are filed under this topic.    Page1/1            Pyramids and parallelograms 2010-04-01 From Vivi:Hi, my name is Vivi, and math teacher is giving a geometry test. I tend to forget how to find the surface area and volume of triangular pyramids and parallelograms. Do you have a way of remembering how to find the surface area?Answered by Harley Weston.     A hexagon has 3 parallelograms 2008-07-21 From Stephanie:A hexagon has 3 parallelograms but I am unsure of how to cut a hexagon into 3 parallelograms. Can you show me what this would look like?Answered by Harley Weston.     Can a square be a rhombus? 2003-03-04 From Beth:Can a square be a rhombus? Some sources say yes, some say no. Some sources define a rhombus as a quadrilateral and parallelogram with equal sides, but without right angles. Some sources say a square is a special case of a rhombus. Clarity, please!Answered by Walter Whiteley.     Can a square be considered a rectangle? 2003-02-27 From Carla: Can a square be considered a rectangle? (since opposite sides are same length and parallel) Would a regular hexagon or octagon be considered a parallelogram since its opposite sides are parallel? or does a parallelogram HAVE to have only 4 sides? Answered by Penny Nom.     Parallelograms 2002-08-21 From Moorthy:11 parallel lines are intersected by another 9 parallel lines.Then how many parallelograms are formed?Answered by Walter Whiteley.     Congruent parts of congruent figures 2000-03-10 From Erica:Yesterday, I recieved a test problem asking to prove two line segments equal. Here is the problem as I was given it: Given: paralleogram ABCD AE is perpendicular to DB CF is perpendicular to DB Prove: AE is equal to CF I answered the problem as follows: ...Answered by Walter Whiteley.      Page1/1    Math Central is supported by the University of Regina and The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences.    about math central :: site map :: links :: notre site français