# How many sides does a quadrangle have?

## How many sides does a quadrangle have?

4

### What is a quadrangle shape?

A quadrangle, or quadrilateral, is a two-dimensional shape with four angles and four sides. A trapezoid is a quadrangle with at least one pair of parallel sides. A kite is a quadrangle with two pairs of adjacent congruent sides. A parallelogram is a quadrangle with two pairs of parallel sides.

As nouns the difference between quadrilateral and quadrangle is that quadrilateral is a polygon with four sides while quadrangle is (geometry) a geometric shape with four angles and four straight sides; a four-sided polygon.

A quadrangle shape is a four-sided polygon that has four interior angles. The sides are straight and connect to close in an area. Anytime you draw a shape on a flat sheet of paper that has these properties, you have drawn a quadrangle: Four points connected by four straight sides. Four interior angles.

1 : quadrilateral. 2a : a 4-sided enclosure especially when surrounded by buildings. b : the buildings enclosing a quadrangle. 3 : a tract of country represented by one of a series of map sheets.

## How big is a quadrangle?

Quadrangles are 1 degree of latitude and from 2 to 3 degrees of longitude. Ground area mapped is from 5,105 to 6,030 square miles for 1- x 2-degree quadrangles and from 4,580 to 7,310 square miles for 1- x 3-degree quadrangles. Sheet size is about 32 x 22 inches.