# Can a square and trapezoid have the same area?

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## Can a square and trapezoid have the same area?

Explanation: A trapezoid is a quadrilateral with at least one pair of parallel sides. In a square, there are always two pairs of parallel sides, so every square is also a trapezoid. Conversely, only some trapezoids are squares.

## How are trapezoids and squares the same?

Both a square and a trapezoid contain 4 sides and angles that add up to 360. Squares have equal sides and angles , it also contains two sets of opposite parallel sides. Trapezoids have one set of parallel sides.

## What is the formula for area of a right trapezoid?

Area of a trapezoid is found with the formula, A=(a+b)/2 x h.

## What are two other names for a trapezoid?

Trapezoid Synonyms – WordHippo Thesaurus….What is another word for trapezoid?

irregular quadrilateral | trapezium |
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four-sided figure | rectangle |

plane | figure |

## Are trapezoid and trapezium the same?

In Euclidean geometry, a convex quadrilateral with at least one pair of parallel sides is referred to as a trapezoid in American and Canadian English but as a trapezium in English outside North America.

## Where is the trapezium bone located?

The trapezium (also known as the greater multangular) is one of the eight carpal bones of the hand. It is the most lateral (radial) bone of the distal row, located between the scaphoid and the first metacarpal bone.

## How do you heal a trapezium bone?

Non-displaced trapezium and trapezoid fractures can be treated with a short arm thumb spica cast for 4 to 6 weeks. Treatment for a non-displaced isolated capitate fracture involves immobilization with a short arm thumb spica cast for 6 to 8 weeks.

## How do you find a trapezium bone?

The trapezium is distinguished by a deep groove on its anterior surface. It is situated at the radial side of the carpus, between the scaphoid and the first metacarpal bone (the metacarpal bone of the thumb). It is homologous with the first distal carpal of reptiles and amphibians.

## Which bone is the trapezium?

carpal bones