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Question from Austin, a parent:

My son has a math question that I'm trying to help him with. The question states name the polygon. Then name the vertices. I believe its a trapezoid. Each vertex has a letter and I'm not sure what the teacher is really asking for?

Hi Austin,

I'm not sure either and it is hard to tell without seeing the diagram. Is there a coordinate system on the diagram? If so maybe "name the vertices" means your son is to give the coordinates of the vertices.


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