‚Äč Here are the coordinates for eight points on the coordinate plane

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A(0, 0)   B (p, 0)    C (q, 0)      D (p + q, 0)       E (0, q)    F (p, q)    G (q, q)    H (p + q,q). 

Which of the four points, if any, are the vertices of a trapezoid?

Aug 14th, 2015

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If you plot the points using sample values for p and q you find there are several possible vertices of a trapezoid:

ABGE

ABHE

ACHE

BCGE

BCHE

BCHF

BDHE

CDHE

CDHF

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Aug 14th, 2015

Thank you so much! You're the first to actually help:)

Aug 14th, 2015

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Aug 14th, 2015

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