Unit 6 Section 1 : Common 2D and 3D shapes
You have already met many 2D shapes; here are some with which you should already be familiar:
NOTE: It is important to note that a square is a special case of a rectangle.
It has all the same features as a rectangle (four 90° angles) and it doesn't matter that the sides are equal.
In fact, both squares and rectangles are special cases of parallelograms, because they both have two
pairs of parallel sides. This can be continued to include trapeziums and so on...
Exercises
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You have now completed Unit 6 Section 1
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