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Theorems

Trapezoids:

    Definition: A quadrilateral with 1 pair of parallel sides.

             

     Mid segment Theorem:

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   Theorem 1: Exactly 2 pairs of consecutive angles are supplementary.

             Quadrilateral -- Trapezoid

           mÐA + mÐB = 180         mÐC + mÐD = 1800

        Isosceles Trapezoid:

          Definition: A trapezoid with the opposite non-parallel sides being congruent.

                

          Theorem 1: Base angles are congruent

               

          Theorem 2: Diagonals are congruent

               

Kite:

    Definition: A quadrilateral where both pairs of consecutive sides are congruent, but opposite sides are NOT congruent.

             Picture of Kite in Math      

 

 

 

 

 

 

       Theorem 1: Diagonals are perpendicular.

           

     Theorem 2: Exactly 1 pair of opposite angles are congruent.

              Kite

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