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2.2 Geometric shapes – quadrilaterals

The next few activities explore some properties of quadrilaterals and their diagonals.

Activity 7: Quadrilaterals

Click here [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] for an activity on parallelograms.

Now try the same activity for the following shapes:

Click here for an activity on squares.

Click here for an activity on rectangles.

Click here for an activity on rhombi (that's the plural of ‘rhombus’).

Click here for an activity on kites.

Try some yourself

Now try to construct your own shapes from the diagonals here.

Some of the properties of these shapes and their diagonals are summarised in the attached Quadrilateral table.

Click ‘Document’ to open the Quadrilateral table.


Which ones did you spot?


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