To make a square by paper folding and cutting

Objective

To make a square by paper folding.

Square

A square is a quadrilateral in which:

  • The opposite sides are parallel.
  • All four sides are equal.
  • All angles measure 90°.

 

 

Properties of a Square

  • A square is a quadrilateral with 4 sides and 4 vertices.
  • All four sides of the square are equal to each other.
  • The opposite sides of a square are parallel to each other.
  • The interior angle of a square at each vertex is 90°.
  • The sum of all interior angles is 360°.
  • The diagonals of a square bisect each other at 90°.
  • The diagonals are equal in lengths.
  • The length of the diagonals in a square is greater than its sides.
  • Each diagonal divides a square in two congruent triangles.