A rhombus has opposite sides that are
congruent and parallel.
A rhombus has opposite angles that are
congruent.
The diagonals of a rhombus are
perpendicular.
The diagonals cross and make four
right angles.
The diagonals of a rhombus form four
congruent interior triangles
The formula for finding perimeter
equals P= 4s
s= sides
The formula for area equals ½
d_{1} * d_{2}
d = length of the diagonals
Two methods for finding the area of a rhombus
Step by step directions for finding the area of a rhombus
Formula for finding the area of a rhombus
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.