







The area of a kite 
20140804 

From Janis: How do you calculate the area of a kite with the diagonals 24cm and 48cm? Answered by Chris Fisher and Penny Nom. 





A man and a kite 
20140129 

From Veronica: A man flies a kite at a height of 120 meters. The wind carries the kite horizontally away from him at a rate of 8 meters/second. How fast is the distance between the man and the kite changing when the kite is 130 meters away from him? Answered by Penny Nom. 





A quadrilateral with two pairs of congruent sides 
20081210 

From nicole: what is the name of a figure that has 2 sides that measure 25 feet each and 2 sides that measure 10 feet each? Answered by Robert Dawson. 





A Kite 
20081030 

From Elizabeth: What is the mathematical term of kite? Answered by Chris Fisher. 





A problem with a kite 
20080528 

From randee: A kite that has been secured to a stake in the ground with a 20 foot string. The kite is located 12 feet from the ground, directly over point x. what is the distance, in feet between the stake and point x Answered by Penny Nom. 





More on quadrilateral shape names 
20070526 

From Don: If North Americans call a quadrilateral with no parallel sides a trapezium, is a kite merely a special type of trapezium? Can a rhombus be a kite? Answered by Walter Whiteley and Penny Nom. 





Some geometry problems 
20050722 

From Sherry: 1. If Circle K has tangents RT and TY where R and Y are the points of tangency, then angle RKY and angle RTY are supplementary.
2. If one diagonal bisects a pair of opposite angles in a quadrilateral, then the quadrilateral is a kite. Answered by Penny Nom. 





A Kite 
19981007 

From Paul Scott: What is the mathematical term for the kite shape? Answered by Walter Whiteley. 

