







Exactly two lines of symmetry 
20100411 

From debbie: i am looking for a quadrilateral with exactly two lines of symmetry. please help! thank you. Answered by Tyler Wood. 





An altitude of the triangle intersect a side of the triangle 
20100123 

From Sarah: In what type of triangle does an altitude of the triangle intersect a side of
the triangle at its midpoint??
Sarah Answered by Walter Whiteley. 





The graph of y = 4x^4 
20090407 

From lyric: tell whether the graph opens up or down.write an equation of the axis of symmetry
y=4x^4 Answered by Penny Nom. 





Symmetries of a parallelogram 
20081124 

From anisha: how many lines of symmetry does a parallelogram have. A square and a rect are a
parallelogram too. so it is confusing?? pls help Answered by Walter Whiteley. 





Symmetries of a rhombus 
20031102 

From Tonia: why cant an equal sided rhombus have 3 lines of symmetry? you have one line of symmetry on each of the diagonals, and there should be one vertically on an angle. can you please explain the rules of symmetry to me? Answered by Walter Whiteley. 





Can a square be a rhombus? 
20030304 

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. 





Lines of symmetry 
20020422 

From Cindie: How many lines of symmetry do the following figures contain? trapezoid: rhombus: hexagon: pentagon: Answered by Walter Whiteley. 





Symmetry of f(x) = ax^n 
20011018 

From Mohammed: a function of the form f(x)=ax^{n}, where a doesn't equal 0 and n is a positive integer is called a power function . how is the exponent in the equation of a power function related to the symmetry of its graph? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Is there an odd and even function? 
20010302 

From Saima: Is there a function that is both even and odd at the same time? In other words, is there a function that can pass the yaxis, xaxis, and origin symmetry test? Answered by Claude Tardif and Penny Nom. 





Shape, symmetry, measurement and space 
20010224 

From Marilyn: I have to write in detail about how young children learn about shape, symmetry, measurement and space. It is not activities I need it is how the children learn. How/why their brain takes it all in Answered by Walter Whiteley. 





Congruence and symmetry 
20010221 

From Chris: My name is Chris and I am a secondgrade teacher. I would like to know what the difference is between congruent and symmetry, and how do I explain this to my class? I know that congruent means the same, and symmetry is two identical sides. Is there a difference between the two? I know there must be, but I don't know what or how to explain these two terms. Answered by Walter Whiteley. 





Symmetry 
20010215 

From Sonam: What is symmetry? Who invented symmetry? what are the different kinds of symmetry? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Symmetry 
20001101 

From A student: I am a 6th grader look for material on mathametical symmetry . Most of the material I have found is science related . I have to write a paper on this . Any resource info you could lead me to would be helpful. Thank you for your time. Answered by Chris Fisher. 

