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    Vector Magnitude

    AB, BC, CD and DA have the magnitudes:
    square root of 32, square root of 12, square root of 32, square root of 12

    What kind of quadrilateral?
    A rectangle or parallelogram?

    Confused bc dont know the angles? A rectangle has all 90degree angles?

    Thanks in advanced..
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    Could be be both.
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    Quote Originally Posted by advancedfunctions2010 View Post
    AB, BC, CD and DA have the magnitudes:
    square root of 32, square root of 12, square root of 32, square root of 12

    What kind of quadrilateral?
    A rectangle or parallelogram?

    Confused bc dont know the angles? A rectangle has all 90degree angles?

    Thanks in advanced..
    That is a parallelogram because opposite sides are of equal length. But such a parallelogram can have any angles (Imagine the side "pinned" together and free to rotate around the pin- You can tilt the parallelogram from a rectangle to almost a straight line).
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    thank you
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