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Parallelogram

Definition of Parallelogram: a
four-sided plane rectilinear figure with
opposite sides parallel

Properties:
Opposite sides are parallel by definition.

Opposite sides are congruent.

Opposite angles are congruent.

Consecutive angles are supplementary.

The diagonals bisect each other.


35 Degrees 145 Degrees

145 Degrees

35 Degrees

73 inches by 5 inches
Rhombus
Definition of Rhombus: a parallelogram with opposite equal acute angles, opposite equal obtuse
angles, and four equal sides.

Properties:

All the properties of a parallelogram apply (parallel sides, opposite angles are
congruent, and consecutive angles are supplementary).

All sides are congruent by definition.

The diagonals bisect the angles.


All angles are
90 degrees

33 inches by 24 inches
Rectangle

Definition of Rectangle: a plane figure with four straight sides and four right angles, especially one
with unequal adjacent sides, in contrast to a square.

Properties:

All the properties of a parallelogram apply (parallel sides, opposite sides are
congruent, and diagonals bisect each other).

All angles are right angles by definition.


All angles 90 degrees and
supplementary

40 inches by 25 inches
Square
Definition of square: a plane figure with four equal straight
sides and four right angles.

All the properties of a rhombus apply

All the properties of a rectangle apply

All sides are congruent by definition.

All angles are right angles by definition.

A square is a rectangle because it is a quadrilateral


with four right angles. A square is a rhombus
54 inches by 54 inches
Kite
Definition of Kite: a
quadrilateral whose four
sides can be grouped into
two pairs of equal-length
sides that are adjacent to
each other

Properties:
Two pairs of sides
are of equal
length. Only one diagonal is
One pair of bisected by the
diagonally other.
opposite angles
The diagonals cross at
is equal.
90.
6 inches by 3 inches
Trapezoid
Properties: The angles on
The bases (top either side of
and bottom) the bases are
of a trapezoid congruent.
are parallel. The diagonals
Opposite sides of are
an isosceles
congruent.
trapezoid are
congruent.
Definition of
Trapezoid: a
quadrilateral
with only one
pair of parallel
sides.
105 Degrees
105 Degrees

75 Degrees 75 Degrees