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Posted by **BaileyBubble** on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 4:32pm.

A)Arrange four equal-length sides, so the diagonals bisect each other.

B)Arrange four equal-length sides, so the diagonals are equal lengths also.

C)Make each diagonal the same length as four equal-length sides.

D)Not possible; Lucinda has to be able to measure a right angle.

I thought it was B but then a friend of mine said it was d and I didn't know if he was right or not so now im second guessing myself. am I right or is he?

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**Joey**, Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 4:35pmIts B, sorry for not being Ms. Sue

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**BaileyBubble**, Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 4:36pmlol its alright. thanks so much! :) I love it when im right

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 4:37pmI believe your friend is right.

Check it out. On a piece of graph paper draw a parallelogram. Do the diagonals bisect each other?

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**Joey**, Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 4:43pmIn order for it to be a square, the diagonals need to be the same length. In a parallelogram (if you are talking about a rhombus), they do bisect, but the diagonals are not equal in length.

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 4:48pmhttp://www.mathsisfun.com/geometry/parallelogram.html

http://www.mathsisfun.com/geometry/rhombus.html

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**Joey**, Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 4:53pmNo disrespect intended, but you disproved your point with those links Ms. Sue. The second link, at the very bottom it asks this question:

Example: A rhombus has diagonals of 6 m and 8 m, what is its Area?

Squares have equal diagonals.

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 5:00pmThanks, Joey. You're right.

Bailey was right with her answer of b.

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