Understanding Properties and Hierarchy of Shapes 5th Grade Math Worksheets

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Definition:

Some quadrilaterals also possess the definitions of other quadrilaterals. It is just that these quadrilaterals have even more limitations. For instance, a rectangle is a type of parallelogram with congruent angles.

Summary:

QUADRILATERAL is a closed figure with four sides. 

Rectangle is a quadrilateral with:

  • four right angles, meaning four 90-degree angles
  • equal opposite sides

Square is a quadrilateral with:

  • four right angles, meaning four 90-degree angles
  • four equal sides

Parallelogram is a quadrilateral with:

  • two pairs of parallel sides
  • equal opposite sides
  • opposite angles are equal

Rhombus is a parallelogram with:

  • four equal sides
  • Opposite sides are parallel
  • Opposite angles are equal
  • Diagonals bisect each other at right angle

Trapezoid  is a quadrilateral with:

  • one pair of opposite parallel sides

Kite is a quadrilateral with:

  • two pairs of adjacent sides of the same length
  • One pair of opposite sides are equal
  • One diagonal bisects the other
  • Diagonals intersect at right angle

Hierarchy means series of ordered grouping of shapes.

So what does hierarchy of quadrilaterals say?

  • Kite is a quadrilateral.
  • Trapezoid is a quadrilateral.
  • A rhombus is a type of kite. It is also a kind of parallelogram.
  • Parallelogram is a type of trapezoid. 
  • Rectangle is a parallelogram and at the same time, an isosceles trapezoid. It possesses the properties of both parallelogram and isosceles trapezoid.
  • Square has the properties of parallelogram, rhombus, and rectangle. 

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