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 Is the quadrilateral  DEFG a parallelogram? Demonstrate  all your work to justify...

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babylove12 | Student, Grade 10 | (Level 3) eNoter

Posted August 19, 2013 at 6:06 AM via web

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 Is the quadrilateral  DEFG a parallelogram? Demonstrate  all your work to justify your answer. 

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durbanville | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted August 19, 2013 at 6:41 AM (Answer #1)

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In order for the quadrilateral DEFG to be a parallelogram, we will use the properties of a parallelogram.

The opposite angles of a parallelogram are equal to each other so to prove - or disprove:

`/_D_(1) = 110` degrees - given

`therefore /_D_(2) = 70` degrees -angles on a straight line=180 degrees

`/_F=65` degrees - given

and angle F is opposite angle `D_(2)`

but `/_F!=/_D_(2)`

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Therefore DEFG is NOT a parallelogram

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