# Forming shapes from diagonals

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### Key learning points

1. In this lesson, we will be comparing line segment lengths and use this to solve shape problems involving diagonals.

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### 5 Questions

Q1.
What shape do you get if you joining the midpoints of the sides of the shape shown below?
Kite
Rectangle
Correct answer: Rhombus
Square
Q2.
What shape do you get if you joining the midpoints of the sides of the shape shown below?
Kite
Correct answer: Rectangle
Rhombus
Square
Q3.
What shape do you get if you joining the midpoints of the sides of the shape shown below?
Kite
Rhombus
Square
Correct answer: Triangle
Q4.
What shape do you get if you joining the midpoints of the sides of the shape shown below?
Kite
Correct answer: Rectangle
Rhombus
Square
Q5.
What is the coordinate of the midpoint of the line segment shown below?
Correct answer: (0, 1)
(1, 0)
(1, 1)

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### 6 Questions

Q1.
Which code will move the robot from A to E?
East 3, North 4
Correct answer: East 4, North 3
South 3, East 4
West 4, North 3
Q2.
Which of these lines are the same length?
A and B
A and C
Correct answer: B and D
C and D
Q3.
Which line segments have equal length?
A and B
Correct answer: A and C
B and C
Q4.
What is the coordinate of the midpoints of the line segment shown below?
(-2, 8)
Correct answer: (8, -2)
(8, 2)
Q5.
What is the coordinate of the midpoints of the line segment shown below?
Correct answer: (-3, -2)
(-3, -3)
(-4, -3)
Q6.
The line segment below is a diagonal of a rhombus. Which pair of co-ordinates could be the vertices of the rhombus?
(3, 1) and (6, 3)
Correct answer: (4, 2) and (5, 3)
(4,1) and (5, 3)