Rhombus | Geometry Shapes

Properties of a Rhombus

Common Core Standard 7.G.6 7th Grade Math

A rhombus is most commonly recognized as a diamond, but they are not limited to this shape. The following chart describes and illustrates the properties of a rhombus.

Area of a Rhombus

The formula for area of a rhombus equals 1/2d1*d2

Is a square a rhombus? Yes, because a square has...

  • 4 congruent sides
  • Opposite sides that are congruent and parallel
  • Congruent opposite angles
  • Diagonals that create four right angles