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# Given a parallelogram ABCD. Complete each statement along with the definition or property used

(i) AD = ......

(ii) ∠ DCB = ......

(iii) OC = ......

(iv) m ∠DAB + m ∠CDA = ......

**Solution:**

(i) The opposite sides of a parallelogram are of equal length.

Thus, AD = BC

(ii) In a parallelogram, opposite angles are equal in measure

Thus, ∠DCB = ∠DAB

(iii) In a parallelogram, diagonals bisect each

Hence, OC = OA

(iv) In a parallelogram, adjacent angles are supplementary to each other.

Hence, m∠DAB + m∠CDA = 180°

**☛ Check: **NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Maths Chapter 3

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## Given a parallelogram ABCD. Complete each statement along with the definition or property used. (i) AD = ...... (ii) ∠ DCB = ...... (iii) OC = ...... (iv) m ∠DAB + m ∠CDA = ......

NCERT Solutions Class 8 Maths Chapter 3 Exercise 3.3 Question 1

**Summary:**

For the parallelogram ABCD, (a) AD = BC (b) ∠DCD = ∠DAB (c) OC = OA (d) ∠DAB + ∠CDA =180°.

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