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Section 61 Special Quadrilaterals
Special A parallelogram is a quadrilateral with both pairs of opposite sides parallel. A rhombus is a parallelogram with 4 congruent sides. A rectangle is a parallelogram with 4 right angles. A square is a parallelogram with 4 congruent sides and four right angles. A kite is a quadrilateral with 2 pairs of adjacent sides congruent and no opposite sides congruent. A trapezoid is a quadrilateral with exactly one pair of parallel sides. The isosceles trapezoid shown is a trapezoid whose nonparallel sides are congruent. r
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Joke Three Navaho women sit side by side on the ground. The first woman, who is sitting on a goatskin, has a son who weighs 140 pounds. The second woman, who is sitting on a deerskin, has a son who weighs 160 pounds. The third woman, who weighs 300 pounds, is sitting on a hippopotamus skin. What famous geometric theorem does this symbolize? The squaw on the hippopotamus is equal to the sons of the squaws on the other two hides. Why did the cube cross from the 2nd dimension to the 3rd dimension?
The 2nd dimension was too square. ...
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