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posted by Catherine .
A trapezoid has to have one pair of parallel lines, right? If a shape isn't a trapezoid because it has no parallel lines, no equal sides, but has four sides, what is it? The question wanted the best descriptive name.

quadrilateral? (literally meaning foursided)

Oh. ok. thanks.
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