1. ## rhombus and kite

I got this question in my mid-term exams a couple days ago.
"A quadrilateral with 2 pairs of adjacent sides equal is said to be a ?"

I wrote kite but I think its wrong,maybe rhombus.
if my answer is indeed wrong as I think it is,then please explain.

2. ## Re: rhombus and kite

A badly worded question I think.

If the wording is intended to say that all four sides are equal, then the answer will be a rhombus.
If however the two pairs have a side in common so that three sides are the same length, then the fourth is not defined, and then answer would be a quadrilateral.
Also, if one pair of sides is of a different length to the other pair, again the answer will be a quadrilateral.

3. ## Re: rhombus and kite

I was given 4 options
square
trapezium
kite
rhombus.

4. ## Re: rhombus and kite

Originally Posted by NormalKid
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[I]"A quadrilateral with 2 pairs of adjacent sides equal is said to be a ?"

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Originally Posted by NormalKid
I was given 4 options
square
trapezium
kite
rhombus.
The correct answer to this question would have been: square or kite or rhombus.

Sides with equal length are drawn in the same colour.

5. ## Re: rhombus and kite

rhhombus and squares are parellograms
so I guess kite?

6. ## Re: rhombus and kite

Originally Posted by NormalKid
I got this question in my mid-term exams a couple days ago.[I]"A quadrilateral with 2 pairs of adjacent sides equal is said to be a ?"
Originally Posted by NormalKid
rhhombus and squares are parellograms
so I guess kite?
I completely agree with you. I do not agree with any of the other replies.
To me the key words are 2 pairs of adjacent sides .
Only the KITE is the most general figure that fits that requirement.

7. ## Re: rhombus and kite

hope I get the marks got so many wrongs this timeI'm gonna lose....I guess 5,7 marks at max v_v