The parallelogram table below describes the distinguishing traits of the major types of paralllelograms.

Property |
Rectangle | Rhombus | Square | All Parallelograms |
---|---|---|---|---|

The Sides | ||||

Both pairs of opposite sides are parallel | X | X | X | X |

Both pairs of opposite sides are congruent | X | X | X | X |

All four sides are congruent | X | X | ||

The Angles | ||||

The sum of the angles is 360° | X | X | X | X |

Both pairs of opposite angles are congruent | X | X | X | X |

All four angles are right angles | X | X | ||

The Diagonals | ||||

Diagonals bisect each other | X | X | X | X |

Diagonals are congruent | X | X | ||

Diagonals are perpendicular | X | X | ||

Diagonals bisect opposite angles | X | X |