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anonymous
 4 years ago
The coordinates for a rhombus are given as (2a, 0), (0, 2b), (–2a, 0), and (0, –2b). Write a plan to prove that the midpoints of the sides of a rhombus determine a rectangle using coordinate geometry. Be sure to include the formulas.
anonymous
 4 years ago
The coordinates for a rhombus are given as (2a, 0), (0, 2b), (–2a, 0), and (0, –2b). Write a plan to prove that the midpoints of the sides of a rhombus determine a rectangle using coordinate geometry. Be sure to include the formulas.

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radar
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.6Your diagram is excellent, and shows that indeed the rectangle is formed. The width being 2a and the height being 2b.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thanks! Can you help me with the formulas?:)

radar
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.6Using the diagram and connecting the dots. The top horizontal line segment is y=b and the segment is the distance of the endpoints which is a(a) = 2a, the same goes for the bottom horizontal segment. The bottom is y=b The vertical segments on the left and right would be x=a (left side) and x=a on the right. The distance from the endpoints is b(b)=2b

radar
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.6So the rectangle formed has the dimensions of 2a X 2b

radar
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.6Since the lines are horizontal and vertical they form 90 degrees angles where they intersect. A characteristic of rectangle.

radar
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.6Thats all that I can come up with, hope it is enough.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes, thank you so much!:) You've been such as big help!:)

radar
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.6NP, good luck with your studies.
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