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# How is a trapezoid an isosceles?

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When the top section of an isosceles triangle is cut away parallel to its base it then becomes an isosceles trapezoid. Wiki User

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### Is a trapezoid always an isosceles trapezoid?

No, not every trapezoid is an isosceles trapezoid.

### What trapezoid is a trapezoid with congruent legs?

An isosceles trapezoid

### Is an isosceles trapezoid symmetrical?

Yes, an isosceles trapezoid is symmetrical.

### How is an isosceles triangle related to an isosceles trapezoid?

how is an isoscelels trapezoid related to a isosceles triangle

### What is the same about an isosceles triangle and an isosceles trapezoid?

In an isosceles triangle and an isosceles trapezoid, both base angles are congruent

### The diagonal an isosceles trapezoid are what?

The diagonals of an isosceles trapezoid are equal in lengths

### Difference with trapezoid and isosceles trapezoid?

If the two sides which are not parallel have equal lengths, then the trapezoid is called an isosceles trapezoid (standard trapezoid has unequal sides). The base angles in an isosceles trapezoid are equal in measurement, also I know that a trapezoid with two nonparallel sides the same length is called an isosceles trapezoid.

### How is the isosceles trapezoid related to the isosceles triangle?

If you extend the two legs of an isosceles trapezoid until they intersect, you get an isosceles triangle.

### What is the meaning of an isosceles trapezoid?

what is isosceles

### Is a trapezoid an isosceles trapezoid?

No. It can be but need not be.

### What are the base angles of an isosceles trapezoid?

The base angles of an isosceles trapezoid are congruent

### Does a isosceles trapezoid have rotational symmetry?

A ISOSCELES TRAPEZOID HAS ONE LINE OF SYMMETRY.....