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Given: A = (4, 8), B = (5, 5), C = (2, 4), D = (1, 7)

AB||DC

Proof:

Let A (4,8) = (x1, y1); B (5,5) = (x2, y2);

C (2,4) = (x3, y3) and D (1,7) = (x4, y4)

Distance between two points P (x1, y1) and Q (x2, y2) =

The slope of the line AB = [Distance formula]

=

= …(i)

The slope of the line DC = [Distance formula]

=

= …(ii)

The slope of the line AD = [Distance formula]

=

= …(iii)

The slope of the line BC = [Distance formula]

=

The slope of line AB = The slope od’s the line DC [From (1) and (2)]

AB||DC

The slope of line AD = The slope of the line BC [From(3) and (4)]

Hence, ABCD is a parallelogram.

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