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## How many sides does a trapezoid?

4 straight sides

A trapezoid, also known as a trapezium, is a flat closed shape having

**4 straight sides**, with one pair of parallel sides.## Does a trapezoid have 5 sides?

## Does a trapezoid have 4 equal sides?

## Can a trapezoid have more than 4 sides?

The other two sides are called the legs (or the lateral sides) if they are not parallel; otherwise, the trapezoid is a parallelogram, and there are two pairs of bases).

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Trapezoid.

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Trapezoid.

Trapezium (BrE) Trapezoid (AmE) | |
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Edges and vertices | 4 |

Area | |

Properties | convex |

## How do you find the sides of a trapezoid?

**How do I find the missing side of a trapezoid?**

- Identify which side is missing.
- Add together all the other sides and write down the result.
- Subtract that number from the perimeter. The result is the missing side’s length.

## Does a trapezoid have 1 set of parallel sides?

**A trapezoid has one pair of parallel sides**and a parallelogram has two pairs of parallel sides. So a parallelogram is also a trapezoid.

## What are the 3 types of trapezoid?

## Can a trapezoid have 2 sets of parallel sides?

## Can a trapezoid have 3 equal sides?

A 3-sides-equal trapezoid is an isosceles trapezoid having at least three congruent sides. Below is a picture of a 3-sides-equal trapezoid. In some dialects of English (e.g. British English), this figure is referred to as a 3-sides-equal trapezium.

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isosceles trapezoid.

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isosceles trapezoid.

Title | isosceles trapezoid |
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Defines | trisosceles trapezium |

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## Does a trapezoid have 4 angles?

**A trapezoid also has four angles**.

## Is a trapezoid a triangle?

**A triangle is not a trapezoid**, because each shape has a different number of sides and internal angles. Trapezoids also have one set of parallel sides, where triangles have none. However, a trapezoid can be broken down into multiple triangles. A trapezoid is composed of three triangles.

## What is difference between trapezium and trapezoid?

## Is every trapezoid a rectangle?

**NO**. A trapezoid is defined (in North America) to be a quadrilateral that has exactly one pair of parallel sides. (This object is called a trapezium in British English.) A quadrilateral with two pairs of parallel sides is called a parallelogram; a parallelogram with right angles is a rectangle.

## What is half a trapezoid called?

In any isosceles trapezoid, two opposite sides (the bases) are parallel, and the two other sides (the legs) are of equal length (properties shared with the parallelogram). The diagonals are also of equal length.

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Isosceles trapezoid | |
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Edges and vertices | 4 |

Symmetry group | Dih_{2}, [ ], (*), order 2 |

Properties | convex, cyclic |

## What is a trapezoid for fifth grade?

**a quadrilateral with one pair of parallel sides**. Two sides of a shape are parallel if lines placed along them never cross. In a quadrilateral, parallel sides must be opposite sides.

## Are all sides of a trapezoid equal?

**all sides are of equal length**, and at right angles to each other, then a trapezoid can be considered as a square.

## What is A and B of a trapezoid?

**‘a’ and ‘b’ are the bases (parallel sides)**and ‘h’ is the perpendicular height.

## What is the length of a trapezoid?

**AC^2 = AE^2 + EC^2**, where is the point between and representing the base of the triangle.

## How do you measure a trapezoid?

## Is a trapezoid a square?

**only some trapezoids are squares**.