1.
List the properties of a parallelogram. (3.34 points)
Parallelograms have many properties.
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Opposite sides are parallel.
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Opposite sides are congruent.
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Opposite angles are congruent.
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Consecutive angles are supplementary (add to 180°).
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Diagonals bisect each other
2.
Explain the features and differences of the following
quadrilaterals. What do they have in common? How do they
differ?
-Rectangle-
A parallelogram with four right angles.
-Square-
A parallelogram with four right angles and four congruent sides.
-Rhombus-
A parallelogram with four congruent sides.
-Trapezoid-
A quadrilateral with exactly one pair of parallel sides.
(3.33 points)
3.
Explain how you would find the perimeter and area of a
quadrilateral with diagonal sides. What does the slope of the
segments that are the sides of the figure have to do with
classifying the quadrilateral? (3.33 points)
Perimeter of a Polygon using Distance Formula
The perimeter of a polygon is the sum of the lengths of the sides.