In this figure, ABCD is a parallelogram and AECF is a rhombus.Triangle ABE and Triangle CDF are equilateral. If angle BAF = 84 degrees find

a) angle ecf

b) angle bec

c) angle abc

Been stuck for quite a while now. Please help me out.

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- Oct 8th 2011, 08:31 AMbuckRectangle and Rhombus
In this figure, ABCD is a parallelogram and AECF is a rhombus.Triangle ABE and Triangle CDF are equilateral. If angle BAF = 84 degrees find

a) angle ecf

b) angle bec

c) angle abc

Been stuck for quite a while now. Please help me out. - Oct 8th 2011, 08:45 AMFrameOfMindRe: Rectangle and Rhombus
What have you done so far to figure this out?

- Oct 8th 2011, 08:46 AMbuckRe: Rectangle and Rhombus
I have figured out angle ecf = 24

angle bec = 144

Not really sure on that though. - Oct 8th 2011, 09:02 AMFrameOfMindRe: Rectangle and Rhombus
That's correct.

To work out the remaining angles remember that all the sides of a rhombus are equal length, and that all the sides of an equilateral triangle are equal. What do you notice about the remaining triangles?