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- State the conditions under which you can prove a quadrilateral is a parallelogram

If both pairs of opposite sides of a quadrilateral are congruent, then the quadrilateral is a parallelogram.

If both pairs of opposite angles of a quadrilateral are congruent, then the quadrilateral is a parallelogram.

If the diagonals of a quadrilateral bisect each other, then the quadrilateral is a parallelogram.

If one pair of opposite sides of a quadrilateral is both congruent and parallel, then the quadrilateral is a parallelogram.

If the diagonals bisect each other, then the quadrilateral is a parallelogram.

2y – 7 = y + 2

y – 7 = 2

y = 9

3x = y

3x = 9

x = 3

For value of x will quadrilateral MNPL be a parallelogram?

Angles A and C are congruent. ∠ADC and ∠CBA are congruent by the Angle Addition Postulate. Since both pairs of opposite angles are congruent, ABCD is a parallelogram.

This cannot be proven because there is not enough information given. It is not stated that the single-marked sides are congruent to the double-marked sides. If opposite sides are congruent, then the quadrilateral is a parallelogram.

Since one pair of opposite sides are both parallel and congruent, we can use Theorem 6-8 to prove PQRS is a parallelogram.

Not enough information is given. It is not stated that the single-marked segments are congruent to the double-marked segments. If diagonals bisect each other, then the quadrilateral is a parallelogram.