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 Jonathan Halabi Posts: 119 Registered: 8/16/08
Re: Geometry #21
Posted: Aug 18, 2011 12:49 PM
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It could be an isosceles trapezoid, but that's not the question as
asked. We really should be expecting mathematically precise language.

Sent from my iPhone

On Aug 18, 2011, at 12:08 PM, elizwaite@aol.com wrote:

> Right...but were you saying that out of the 4 choices none were
> correct?
> Liz
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jonathan <jd2718@gmail.com>
> To: nyshsmath <nyshsmath@mathforum.org>
> Sent: Thu, Aug 18, 2011 10:52 am
> Subject: Re: Geometry #21
>
> 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
>>> language arts/literacy were released for public review on Augus
>>> t 3rd, after several rounds of feedback from the PARCC states.
>>> This public review period is an opportunity for an even wider gr
>>> oup of interested parties to provide feedback on all parts of th
>>> e frameworks, including the introductions and the grade level an
>>> alyses, which contain suggested areas of emphasis and priority.
>>> · By following the this link, http://www.parcconline.org/parcc-content-framework
>>> s, you will be able to review the draft Model Content Frameworks
>>> and provide your feedback through an on-line survey. All feed
>>> back 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) 474-5922
>>> (518) 486-1385 (fax)
>>> jsvendse@mail.nysed.gov
>>> http://www.emsc.nysed.gov/ciai/mst/math/home.html
>>> www.emsc.nysed.gov/ciai
>>>
>>>

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