# What is the altitude of a rhombus?

altitude, the altitude of a rhombus is perpendicular distance from base to opposite side (which may have be extended).

Furthermore, what is the definition of the height of a parallelogram?

The length of the height is also known as the altitude of a parallelogram which is defined as the perpendicular distance between any pair of parallel lines. It is said to be the shortest distance between two opposite sides of a parallelogram.

What makes parallelogram special in relation to other Quadrilaterals?

A simple (non-self-intersecting) quadrilateral is a parallelogram if and only if any one of the following statements is true: Two pairs of opposite sides are equal in length. Two pairs of opposite angles are equal in measure. The diagonals bisect each other.

What are consecutive angles in a parallelogram?

Opposite sides are congruent (AB = DC). Opposite angels are congruent (D = B). Consecutive angles are supplementary (A + D = 180°). If one angle is right, then all angles are right.

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