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The Trapezoid

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Enjoy this nicely organized worksheet that puts together multiple problems regarding trapezoid proofs. The resource can be used as a guide that begins with proving properties and ends with solving for measures of line segments.
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The Great Calculus Caper

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Motivate your classes with a unique approach to presenting problems. With this "caper," pupils must solve AP Calculus problems to eliminate suspects and determine the perpetrator. Topics range from velocity to trapezoid rule to volume of...
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What is a Trapezoid? (Part 2)

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
This collaborative activity investigates the meaning of a trapezoid and a parallelogram. It begins by presenting two different definitions of a trapezoid. Learners are to reason abstractly the difference between the two definitions and...
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CAHSEE Practice: Problems 38-42

For Students 9th - 10th
Sal shows your students how to thoroughly and effectively read and solve math problems on the CAHSEE (and other standardized tests) in this engaging video. From masters of geometry to students who struggle with basic math skills, these...
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Quadrilaterals

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Connect the quadrilaterals. Working in teams, pupils use a variety of tasks to make connections between special quadrilaterals. With the properties well defined, the groups construct quadrilaterals based on those properties. Learners...
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Natural Disaster Recovery and Quadrilaterals: Trapezoids and Land Assessments

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
After a tornado, an insurance company is in need of finding the area of a plot of land. Pupils use their knowledge of trapezoids and area formulas to calculate the area of the plot of land. The scholars work in groups to justify the...
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Quadrilateral Or Not?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Teach young mathematicians which shapes are classified as quadrilaterals and which aren't. A fun card game engages learners of all levels as they match shapes to the teacher's requests.
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Accessible Shapes

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
All the 2-D and 3-D measurement work you need is in one location. Divided into three sections, the geometry lesson plans consist of visualization of three dimensions, classifying geometric figures, and finding surface area and volume....
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Area of a Trapezium

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Trapezium or trapezoid is a matter location! A British narrator explains the process of finding the area of a trapezium, otherwise known as a trapezoid. After watching several examples, learners practice the skill with the included...
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Names of Quadrilaterals

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
They've all got four sides, but some have more interesting properties. Scholars learn the names of quadrilaterals. They also explore some properties of these quadrilaterals, including congruent angles, congruent and parallel sides, and...
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Area and Perimeter of Trapezoids: Lesson

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
With a little averaging, a trapezoid becomes a parallelogram. The section of an extensive geometry playlist shows how to derive the formula for the area of a trapezoid by changing it into a parallelogram. Using the formula, the video...
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Trapezoidal and Midpoint Approximations: Area of a Skirt

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
When are trapezoids better than rectangles? Using trapezoids pupils approximate the area of fabric defined by a function. Just like with rectangles, learners realize the more trapezoids the more accurate the approximation. Scholars use...
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Writing Equations for Perpendicular Lines

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Make the right connections between the equations of perpendicular lines. Pupils find the equation of a line perpendicular to another line in the context of finding the equation of a side of a geometric figure. Learners write their...
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Writing Equations for Parallel Lines

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Make connections between geometry and algebra concepts. Using a point on a side of a geometric figure and the equation of the line that contains the parallel opposite side, learners find the unknown equation of the line. They write the...
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Transformations of Trapezoids

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Transform trapezoids to a T. Pupils identify reflections and rotations that take trapezoids and map them back to themselves. They consider both isosceles and non-isosceles trapezoids.
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Quadrilaterals

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Introduce the class to the quad in quadrilaterals. The presentation provides the names and definitions for the basic special quadrilaterals. A graphic shows the connections between the types of quadrilaterals introduced. The video points...
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An Isosceles Trapezoid Problem

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Prove the diagonals are shorter than the perimeter. Given an isosceles trapezoid, pupils develop a proof relating the length of the diagonals to the perimeter. Individuals sketch a graph of the trapezoid to assist with their explanations.
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Congruent Trapezoids

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
No two resources are alike, but trapezoids can be exactly the same. Individuals investigate a pair of congruent trapezoids on the coordinate plane. To prove that the trapezoids are congruent, they must use rigid motions to carry one to...
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Describe the Quadrilateral

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What's my shape? The short assessment provides the coordinates of the four vertices of a quadrilateral. Pupils use what they know about special quadrilaterals to determine whether the figure is a parallelogram, rhombus, rectangle,...
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Properties of Quadrilaterals

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
What type of quadrilateral is that? Discover the difference between the types of quadrilaterals. Small groups investigate types of quadrilaterals using geometry software to find their properties. To keep track of the different...
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Bicycle Chain II

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Apply geometric concepts to a design problem. Individuals examine the structural setup of the chain on a bicycle and use the measurements of the circles to determine the length of the chain. 
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Expressions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Strive to think outside of the quadrilateral parallelogram. Worksheet includes two problems applying prior knowledge of area and perimeter to parallelograms and trapezoids. The focus is on finding and utilizing the proper formula and...
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Swimming Pool

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Swimming is more fun with quantities. The short assessment task encompasses finding the volume of a trapezoidal prism using an understanding of quantities. Individuals make a connection to the rate of which the pool is filled with a...
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Evaluating Statements About Length and Area

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Class members complete an assessment task by identifying whether statements about triangles and quadrilaterals are always true, sometimes true, or never true. They then participate in a sorting activity with the same objective.