Trapezoids: Definition and Properties


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A trapezoid has how many sides that are parallel to each other?

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1. What type of trapezoid has the legs equal to each other in length?

2. The two parallel sides of a trapezoid are called what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This multiple choice quiz and printable worksheet cover the basic structure requirements for a trapezoid, including number of parallel sides and angles.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the definitions of:

  • Legs
  • Base
  • Altitude
  • Right trapezoid
  • Isosceles trapezoid
  • Scalene trapezoid

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as bases and legs
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding trapezoid definitions
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about parallel sides and unequal legs

Additional Learning

To learn more about trapezoids, review the accompanying assessment called Trapezoids: Definition and Properties. The following lesson will help you:

  • Identify the properties and structure of a trapezoid
  • Define altitude, base, and legs
  • Understand special trapezoid classifications
  • Know what property must be obeyed