7.3: Properties of Rhombi, Kites, and Trapezoids
This activity is intended to supplement Geometry, Chapter 6, Lesson 5.
Problem 1 – Properties of Rhombi
You will begin this activity by looking at angle properties of rhombi. Open the Cabri Jr. application by pressing APPS and selecting CabriJr. Open the file READ1 by pressing
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2. Consecutive angles of a rhombus are ___________________.
3. Opposite angles of a rhombus are ___________________.
Next, you will look at the properties of the angles created by the diagonals of a rhombus. Open the file READ2. You are given rhombus READ and the measure of angles
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Open the file READ3. You are given rhombus READ and the measure of all angles created by the diagonals of the rhombus.
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Problem 2 – Properties of Kites
You will begin this problem by looking at angle properties of kites. Open the file KING1. You are given kite KING and the measure of angles
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7. What do you notice about the opposite angles of a kite?
Next, you will look at the properties of the angles created by the diagonals of a kite. Open the file KING2. You are given kite KING and the measure of angles
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Open the file KING3. You are given kite KING and the measure of all angles created by the diagonals of the kite.
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Problem 3 – Properties of Trapezoids
In this problem, you will look at angle properties of trapezoids. Open the file TRAP. You are given trapezoid TRAP and the measure of angles
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11. What do you notice about the angles of a trapezoid?
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