A quadrilateral is any 2D shape which has four sides.There
are some special types of quadrilaterals which have their
own names as well.
This is a rectangle. It has two pairs of equal length sides and also has four
This is a rhombus. Like a square, all of its sides are the same length but it
does not have four right angles. Its opposite angles are the same and its
opposite sides are parallel.
This is a parallelogram. It has two pairs of sides which are equal length and
its opposite sides are parallel. Its opposite angles are equal.
This is a trapezium. It has one pair of parallel lines. This is a kite. It has two
pairs of equal length sides but no parallel lines.