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A rectangle has two lines of symmetry. It can be folded horizontally and vertically, from the middle of the sides, but it cannot be folded corner to corner to achieve a line of symmetry. More »

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In geometry, a line of symmetry is a line that divides a shape into two halves that match exactly, as if reflected in a mirror. Line symmetry is sometimes called reflective symmetry because each point on one side of the ... More »

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A regular decagon has 10 lines of symmetry, one line drawn through each vertex and one line drawn through the midpoint of each edge. A line of symmetry indicates where a polygon can be folded in half to form two equal sh... More »

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An isosceles triangle could have rotational symmetry if it were also an equilateral triangle. An isosceles triangle is a triangle with at least two equal sides. An equilateral triangle is a triangle with exactly three eq... More »

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