# Understand the Properties of Rectangles

In this worksheet, students must use the properties of rectangles to deduce related facts.

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Geometry: Properties of Shapes

Curriculum subtopic:   Understand Rectangles

Popular topics:   Geometry worksheets

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#### Worksheet Overview

A rectangle is a 4-sided flat shape made of straight sides, where all four of its interior angles are 90°.

From these simple facts, it is not hard to work out these related facts:

Opposite sides are parallel.

The sides with a single arrow are parallel to each other.

The sides with double arrows are parallel to each other.

Opposite sides are equal.

The sides with a single dash are equal in length to each other.

The sides with a double dash are equal in length to each other.

There are 2 lines of symmetry.

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