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anonymous
 one year ago
Which of the following properties is true for a trapezoid?
It has only one pair of parallel sides.
It has two pairs of parallel sides.
All of its sides are the same length.
It has four right angles
anonymous
 one year ago
Which of the following properties is true for a trapezoid? It has only one pair of parallel sides. It has two pairs of parallel sides. All of its sides are the same length. It has four right angles

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KyanTheDoodle
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1This is a trapezoid: dw:1442681827481:dw Which sides of it are parallel, if any?

jackthegreatest
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lol nice example @KyanTheDoodle

jackthegreatest
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@kinggg the answer is either a or b, look at the pic and ull know the answer

jackthegreatest
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0c and d r definitely invalid

KyanTheDoodle
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1D is incorrect because a right angle is completely straight and even. The angles that you are looking at within a trapezoid are either obtuse or acute. C is incorrect because the top base of the trapezoid is without a doubt smaller than the bottom base.

jackthegreatest
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0d is not true @Bossvideogamer21

jackthegreatest
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and there is only one answer, a

mathmate
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It is unfortunate that the question is based on the "popular" definition of a trapezoid, which is "a quadrilateral with \(exactly\) one pair of parallel sides", in which case the choice of answer is obvious. Mathematically, a trapezoid is "a quadrilateral with \(at~least\) one pair of parallel sides". Examples, see http://study.com/academy/lesson/trapezoiddefinitionpropertiesformulas.html or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trapezoid Based on the mathematical definition of a trapezoid, rectangles, squares, rhombuses, parallelograms are all trapezoids, hence all of the four answers are true. See second link for illustrated example, and under "special cases of trapezoids". This follows the same logic as "a square is always a rectangle, but a rectangle is not always a square". A square is just a rectangle with more restrictions. Until we know the lengths of the sides, it remains a rectangle! I do not endorse the use of the restrictive "popular" definition of trapezoid for math purposes, as it will cause misunderstanding of the classification of shapes.
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