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# General Fact check on Rectangles

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In a Rectangle ABCD with diagonals BD AC meeting at point E

Are the below True

Do the diagonals bisect each other

Is BE = BD and AE = AC

also is ED = EC if so is EDC an iscoceles triangle

are the diagonals congruent

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29 Jul 2010, 17:04
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In a Rectangle ABCD with diagonals BD AC meeting at point E

Are the below True

Do the diagonals bisect each other Yes

Is BE = BD and AE = AC Yes

also is ED = EC if so is EDC an iscoceles triangle Yes

are the diagonals congruentYes

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30 Jul 2010, 14:34
Yes half of diagonal cannot be equal to the diagonal. I felt he means to say that the diagonals are congruent and half of one diag equal to half of other.
It should be BE = ED and AE = EC
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30 Jul 2010, 15:04
gurpreetsingh wrote:
Yes half of diagonal cannot be equal to the diagonal. I felt he means to say that the diagonals are congruent and half of one diag equal to half of other.
It should be BE = ED and AE = EC

Well yeah! I got carried away by the text of the question.
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