
Re: Geometry #21
Posted:
Aug 18, 2011 10:53 AM



In a kite, neither pair of sides is parallel.
Sent from my iPhone
On Aug 18, 2011, at 10:32 AM, elizwaite@aol.com wrote:
> I believe isosceles trapezoid is correct. Although I do recall an > earlier conversation on this list from several years ago where a few > people defined a trapezoid as a quadrilateral with AT LEAST one pair > of parallel sides where most of us used EXACTLY one pair of parallel > sides. This would make a difference, I think. > Liz Waite > > > > Original Message > From: Jonathan <jd2718@gmail.com> > To: nyshsmath <nyshsmath@mathforum.org> > Sent: Thu, Aug 18, 2011 10:24 am > Subject: Geometry #21 > > The diagonals of a quadrilateral are congruent but do not bisect eac > other. The quadrilateral is: > > Iso trapezoid > Parallelogram > Rectangle > Rhombus > > But none of these are necessarily correct (kite, anyone?) > > Sent from my iPhone > > On Aug 10, 2011, at 4:48 PM, Iva Jean Tennant <tennantij@aol.com> > wrote: > >> Hi All >> Sorry this is a bit late, but I have been away for the last week. I >> hope you are all enjoying some time off over the summer. >> I know most of you have seen the news around the release of the >> PARCC Model Content Frameworks for public comment. For those of you >> who have not, read on. >> · The Model Content Frameworks in Mathematics and English l >> anguage arts/literacy were released for public review on August 3r >> d, after several rounds of feedback from the PARCC states. This p >> ublic review period is an opportunity for an even wider group of i >> nterested parties to provide feedback on all parts of the framewor >> ks, including the introductions and the grade level analyses, whic >> h contain suggested areas of emphasis and priority. >> · By following the this link, http://www.parcconline.org/parcccontentframework >> s, you will be able to review the draft Model Content Frameworks a >> nd provide your feedback through an online survey. All feedback >> is due to PARCC by Wednesday, August 17th. >> During this public review period, PARCC hopes that teachers >> in particular will provide their feedback on the draft Model >> Content Frameworks. While teachers have helped to develop the >> frameworks to this point, the feedback of a broader group of >> educators is critical. The Model Content Frameworks are being >> shared directly with NCTM, NCSM, NCTE, AFT, and NEA, as well as >> others, so these organizations can share them with their members, >> as well. >> >> >> · >> >> John Svendsen >> Mathematics Associate >> Office of Curriculum and Instruction >> NYS Education Department >> EB 320 >> Albany, N.Y. 12234 >> (518) 4745922 >> (518) 4861385 (fax) >> jsvendse@mail.nysed.gov >> http://www.emsc.nysed.gov/ciai/mst/math/home.html >> www.emsc.nysed.gov/ciai >> >> >

