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Q: What attribute makes a parallelogram a special trapezoid?

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A trapezoid is a quadrilateral which must have one pair of parallel sides. If the other pair of sides is also parallel then it is a parallelogram.

First, there is no such word as trapozoid: it is trapezoid although most of the world know it as a trapezium.Whereas a trapezium has one pair of parallel sides, a parallelogram has two pairs of parallel sides.

A parallelogram with a right angle is a rectangle.

A trapezoid is a four-sided figure with two opposite sides parallel. A rectangle (and also a parallelogram) is a trapezoid but BOTH pairs of opposite sides are parallel.

The fact that (a) it has all the properties of a trapezoid, and (b) it has some additional properties, which not all trapezoids have, namely the fact that both sets of opposite segments are parallel.

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A trapezoid is a quadrilateral which must have one pair of parallel sides. If the other pair of sides is also parallel then it is a parallelogram.

First, there is no such word as trapozoid: it is trapezoid although most of the world know it as a trapezium.Whereas a trapezium has one pair of parallel sides, a parallelogram has two pairs of parallel sides.

A parallelogram with a right angle is a rectangle.

A trapezoid is a four-sided figure with two opposite sides parallel. A rectangle (and also a parallelogram) is a trapezoid but BOTH pairs of opposite sides are parallel.

The fact that (a) it has all the properties of a trapezoid, and (b) it has some additional properties, which not all trapezoids have, namely the fact that both sets of opposite segments are parallel.

The fact that both sets of opposite sides are parallel.

A trapezium has a pair of parallel sides.

The type of characteristics a trapezoid has or any other shape has makes it special in so many different ways

It is a right angled parallelogram.

It has exactly one pair of parallel sides.

A trapeziod is a plane figure bounded by four straight sides. That makes it a quadrilateral. It does not have two sets of parallel lines so it cannot be a parallelogram.

A trapezoid is a special case of a quadrilateral which has 1 pair of parallel sides.

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