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A quadrilateral is any plane figure bounded by four straight lines.

Within this definition are special shapes.

The Parallelogram : has both pairs of opposite sides parallel (and opposite sides are equal in length).

The Rhombus : is a parallelogram with all its sides of equal length.

The Rectangle : is a parallelogram with each of its vertex angles equal to 90° (and opposite sides are of equal length).

The Square : is a rectangle with all its sides of equal length.

The Trapezium : is a quadrilateral with only one pair of parallel sides - which are NOT of equal length.

The Isosceles Trapezium : is a trapezium with its two non parallel sides equal in length.

The Kite : is a quadrilateral with two pairs of adjacent sides equal in length

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Different types of quadrilateral and their properties?

quadrilaterals are any four sided figure, as long as their sides are straight and the shape is closed. Types of quadrilaterals include trapezoids, squares, kites, rhombuses, rectangles and parallelograms. Get an A in geometry!


Is a parallelogram a rombus?

They are both 4 sided quadrilaterals but with different properties


Is a trapezoid a parallelogarm?

Not normally because their properties are different but they are both quadrilaterals.


How Is a square a parallelogramm?

Although they have different properties they are both 4 sided quadrilaterals


Can a trapezoid be a paralelogram?

No because they have different properties but they are both 4 sided quadrilaterals


Can a square not be a rectangle?

No because they have different geometrical properties but they are both 4 sided quadrilaterals


Can a rectangle to be a square example?

No because they have different properties but they are both 4 sided quadrilaterals


Can a parallelogram be classified as a trapezoid?

No because they have different properties but they are both 4 sided quadrilaterals


What are 4 different types of quadrilaterals?

trapezoids, squares, rhombuses, rectangles


Can a parallelogram be a rombus?

No because a parallelogram has different properties to a rhombus but they are both 4 sided quadrilaterals


Are rhombusses sometimes rectangles?

No because they have different geometrical properties but they are both four sided quadrilaterals.


Are paralleograms a trapezoids?

Parallelograms and trapezoids have different geometrical properties but they are both 4 sided quadrilaterals.