Kite is a two dimensional (2D) geometric shape. It is a quadrilateral with two distinct pairs of adjacent sides that are congruent. Kites have a couple of properties that will help us identify them from other quadrilaterals.
- The diagonals of a kite meet at a right angle.
- Kites have exactly one pair of opposite angles that are congruent.
Area: Area is calculated by the formula: (Diagonal1 * Diagonal2) / 2
Perimeter: This is equal to the sum of all sides i.e.: 2 * (Small Side + Large Side)
Meter (m): is the base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). Meter is defined as the distance traveled by light in a specific fraction (1299 792 458) of a second.
Other SI units: are millimeter (mm) i.e. 1/1000 of m, centimeter (cm) which is 1/100 of m and kilometer (km) which is equal to 1000m.
Other English units of measure of distance are:
Mile: An English unit of length, it is equal to 1609 meters (m).
Yard: It is equal to 0.9144 meters (m).
Foot: It is equal to 0.3048 meters (m).