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Equations for Finding the Area of Quadrilaterals

Equations for Finding the Area of Quadrilaterals

Author: Craig Nelson

To explain how to find the area of quadrilaterals and define different shapes.

An explanation of how to find the area of a quadrilateral.

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Words To Know

  • Quadrilateral - A polygon with four sides and four vertices/corners.


  • Height - Is the measurement of vertical distance from the base of a shape to its top.

  • Trapezoid - A quadrilateral with one pair of parallel sides.

  • Kite - A quadrilateral with two disjoint pairs of congruent adjacent sides.

  • Rhombus - A quadrilateral whose four sides all have the same length.

  • Parallelogram - A quadrilateral with two pairs of parallel and equal sides.

Area of Quadrilaterals