Median of Trapezoid

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.