# Trapezoids and Kites

- Author:
- Mark Humphries

Create a trapezoid with A as one of the vertices. Label the parts of the trapezoid. Find the measure of the angles and the sides of the trapezoid. Construct the midsegment of the trapezoid and find its length.

What is the one characteristic of a trapezoid.

What is a midsegment of a trapezoid?

What is the relationship of the midsegment to the bases of the trapezoid?

## Create an isosceles trapezoid with point A as a vertex. Find the measure of the angles and the legs.

What is an isosceles trapezoid?

What special properties does an isosceles trapezoid have.

## Create a kite that has A as a vertex. Find the measure of the sides and angles of the kite. Draw the diagonals.

What are the properties of a kite?