# Relation between the consecutive sides and the diagonals of a trapezoid

## Description

Trapezoid is a convex quadrilateral with only one pair of parallel sides. The parallel sides are called the bases of the trapezoid and the other two sides are called the legs or the lateral sides. There is a relation between the consecutive sides a, c, b, d and the diagonals p, q of the trapezoid.

Related formulas## Variables

p | One of the diagonals (m) |

q | The other diagonal (m) |

c | One of the legs of the trapezoid (m) |

d | The other leg of the trapezoid (m) |

a | The short base of the trapezoid (m) |

b | The long base of the trapezoid (m) |