What can a trapezoid also be?
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Also to know is, what else can a trapezoid be called?
A trapezoid is a quadrilateral in which exactly one pair of opposite sides is parallel. If a quadrilateral has two pairs of parallel sides, it is not a trapezoid. Instead, it is called a parallelogram, which we'll learn about on another page.
Also, what other Quadrilaterals are a trapezoid?
|Name of Quadrilateral||Description|
|Rectangle||2 pairs of parallel sides. 4 right angles (90°). Opposite sides are parallel and congruent. All angles are congruent.|
|Square||4 congruent sides. 4 right angles (90°). Opposite sides are parallel. All angles are congruent.|
|Trapezoid||Only one pair of opposite sides is parallel.|
Also Know, what are examples of trapezoids?
A trapezoid is a quadrilateral with exactly one pair of parallel sides. Examples look like: An isosceles trapezoid is a trapezoid where the non-parallel sides are congruent. The third trapezoid above is an example of an isosceles trapezoid.
Are parallelograms trapezoids?
No, a trapezoid is not a parallelogram. A trapezoid is defined as having Exactly two parallel sides while a parallelogram has two pairs of parallel sides.