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In order to successfully complete a proof,
it is important to think of the definition and the construction
of a parallelogram.
In the following outline, I will provide the statements, you provide the reasons.
Prove: If a quadrilateral is a parallelogram, then the opposite sides are congruent.
Given: Parallelogram ABCD
Prove: Segment AD is congruent to segment BC and segment AB is congruent to segment DC.
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