Quadrilateral and Diagonals

Investigate what quadrilaterals can be made by dragging the vertices on the given line. Can ABCD be a square, rectangle, rhombus, trapezium, kite, ...? You can change the angle between the yellow lines. Would that affect what kind of quadrilaterals you can make?

Reference: "Developing geometrical reasoning in the secondary school: outcome of trialling teaching activities in classrooms" (pp.17-32 & 77-78), downloaded from http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/9801/ .


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