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# Is a trapezoid also a quadrilateral?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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Yes a trapezoid is a quadrilateral. Quadrilateral means "four sided", and trapezoids have four sides.

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### Is every quadrilateral a trapezoid?

No, not every quadrilateral is a trapezoid, although a trapezoid is also a quadrilateral because it has four sides.

### Is a trapezoid always a quadrilateral?

No. A quadrilateral is any four-sided figure. A trapezoid is one example of a quadrilateral.

### Is a trapezoid just a quadrilateral?

Yes, a trapezoid is a quadrilateral.

### Why is a trapezoid a quadrilateral but a quadrilateral is not a trapezoid?

For the same reason that a cat is an animal but an animal is not always a cat. Because a trapezoid is a special kind of quadrilateral. A quadrilateral is anything with four sides. A trapezoid has four sides, and also two of them are parallel to each other. Therefore some quadrilaterals are trapezoids, but most of them aren't.

### Is it true that every trapezoid is a quadrilateral?

It is true that every trapezoid is a quadrilateral

### What are all the names for the trapezoid?

All the names to classify a trapezoid are a trapezoid and a quadrilateral.

### What is an example of a trapezoid?

A trapezoid is an example of a regular polygon or a geometrical shape. It is also an example of a quadrilateral.

### Is a trapezoid alw a quadrilateral?

A trapezoid will always be a 4 sided quadrilateral.

### What quadrilateral does not have perpendicular diagonals?

rectangleA trapezoid will also suffice.

### How many names does a trapezoid have?

A trapezoid is a 4 sided quadrilateral which can also take the shape of an isosceles trapezoid and in the UK it is known as a trapezium

### Why can't a quadrilateral always be a trapezoid?

A trapezoid will always be a quadrilateral because it has 4 sides

### Why is a trapezoid always a quadrilateral but a quadrilateral is not always a trapezoid?

Yes, because it has 4 sides.