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Topic: PARCC Definition of Trapezoid
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michelle Van Etten

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From: Moravia High School
Registered: 6/24/09
Re: PARCC Definition of Trapezoid
Posted: May 2, 2013 8:52 AM
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I'm having a hard time finding the documents. Can you tell me where you
found the PARCC definitions?

On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 12:05 PM, Holly Thomas <>wrote:

> I've been reviewing recently released PARCC documents and was confused
> that PARCC is defining a trapezoid as having "at least one pair of parallel
> sides". However, the most recent definition I can find issued by NYS is in
> the 2005 Standards math glossary, in which a trapezoid is defined as having
> exactly one pair of parallel sides. Since this will impact instruction from
> Grade 3 on, I'm curious is anyone else is aware of this issue, or any
> discussions surrounding it.
> Holly Thomas
> Math Coach
> Indian River Central School District
> Philadelphia, NY
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