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A planar quadrangle with equal sides. A rhombus can be considered as a special case of a parallelogram with adjacent sides equal or with diagonals perpendicular to each other or with a diagonal dividing the angle in two. A rhombus with right angles is a square.


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[a1] K. Rektorys (ed.) , Applicable mathematics , Iliffe (1969) pp. 135
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Rhombus. BSE-3 (originator), Encyclopedia of Mathematics. URL: http://encyclopediaofmath.org/index.php?title=Rhombus&oldid=14428
This text originally appeared in Encyclopedia of Mathematics - ISBN 1402006098