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Topic: Some help with problems
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Stan Brown

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Re: Some help with problems
Posted: May 29, 2013 9:51 PM
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On Wed, 29 May 2013 13:19:33 -0500, stony wrote:
> They call it a parallelogram, but I say the
> diagonals have to be the same.

Good advice with any geometric problem is:

Draw a picture.

I think you will have little difficulty in drawing a parallelogram
with unequal diagonals. (Only a right-angled parallelogram -- known
to the cognoscenti as a rectangle -- muust have equal diagonals.)

Stan Brown, Oak Road Systems, Tompkins County, New York, USA
Shikata ga nai...

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