# What is a trapezium shape look like?

## What is a trapezium shape look like?

A trapezoid is a four-sided flat shape with one pair of opposite parallel sides. It looks like a triangle that had its top sliced off parallel to the bottom. Usually, the trapezoid will be sitting with the longest side down, and you will have two sloping sides for the edges.

### What is trapezium and examples?

A trapezium is a closed shape or a polygon, that has four sides, four corners/vertices and four angles. Anyone pair of opposite sides of a trapezium are parallel to each other. There are many real-life examples of trapezium shape that we can see around us. For example, a table whose surface is shaped like a trapezium.

#### Is trapezium a regular shape?

It is irregular because adjacent sides are not equal, and adjacent angles are not equal. Shape (d) is a trapezium and a quadrilateral. It has two equal sides and two pairs of equal angles, but is clearly irregular.

What is the difference between a trapezoid and a trapezium?

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.

What is the properties of a trapezium?

Properties of a Trapezium Like other quadrilaterals, the sum of all the four angles of the trapezium is equal to 360° A trapezium has two parallel sides and two non-parallel sides. The diagonals of regular trapezium bisect each other.

## What is trapezium in simple terms?

A trapezoid, also known as a trapezium, is a flat closed shape having 4 straight sides, with one pair of parallel sides. The parallel sides of a trapezium are known as the bases, and its non-parallel sides are called legs. A trapezium can also have parallel legs.

### What is difference between trapezoid and trapezium?

A trapezium is a 4-sided flat shape with straight sides that has a pair of opposite sides parallel. It is called a trapezoid in US. ( Indians follow the UK version). A trapezoid is a quadrilateral with NO parallel sides (UK version).