# Construction Of Parallelogram

## Task

Construct a parallelogram to be able to explore its properties by following the construction steps provided below.

## Explore the construction...

## Instruction

1. | | Select the Line tool and create an arbitrary line AB by clicking twice in the Graphics View. |

2. | | Create a line BC using the Line tool again.
Hint: Select point B and then click in the Graphics View to create point C. |

3. | | Activate the Parallel Line tool and create a parallel line to line AB through point C.
Hint: Open the Toolbox of Special Lines, activate the Parallel Line tool and select the line AB and then point C. |

4. | | Create a parallel line to line BC through point A using the Parallel Line tool again. |

5. | | Select the Intersect tool and create the intersection point D of the two lines.
Hint: Open the Toolbox of Points, activate the Intersect tool and click directly on the intersection point. |

6. | | Activate the Polygon tool and create the parallelogram ABCD by successively selecting all the vertices.
Note: To close your polygon, select the first point again. |

7. | | Select the Move tool and drag the vertices of the parallelogram to check if it was constructed correctly. |

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