# Median of Trapezoid

- Author:
- Alejandra Blanco

A trapezoid is a flat closed shape with 4 straight sides and one pair of parallel sides.

What is the **sum** of **the angles in** any trapezoid you make?

What are the parallel sides of a trapezoid known as?

What do you notice about the side lengths?

## Finding the Area of the Trapezoid

What kind of trapezoid is this? What is the area of the trapezoid?

## Median of a Trapezoid

What is the median of a trapezoid? How do you find it?

Play with the trapezoid.
Form a trapezoid whose bases are sloping upward.