We are going to investigate the properties of parallelograms. Below, I have constructed a parallelogram for use in this activity.

1) What do you see as some properties of the parallelogram? Think about its sides and angles!
2) Now, change the location of one of the vertices. Do these properties stay the same?
3) What happens when you make one of the angles a right angle(Try to get it as close as possible)? Are there the same properties? Is there new ones?
4) What happens when you make the sides all the same length (Try to get it as close as possible)? Are there the same properties? Is there new ones?
5) What happens when you make a right angle and all the sides the same length (Try to get it as close as possible)? Are there the same properties? Is there new ones?