Determining the Area of a Rhombus

This Demonstration shows how to find the area of a rhombus. The rhombus shown is made up of four 3-4-5 triangles, and the parts of each triangle can be moved to to fill part of the lattice of unit squares. This Demonstration also determines the area of a 3-4-5 right triangle.

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This was a project for Advanced Topics in Mathematics II, 2018–2019, Torrey Pines High School, San Diego, CA.
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