Kite

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Kite
Kite Polygon.svg
Rank2
SpaceSpherical
Bowers style acronymKite
Info
Coxeter diagramoxo&#(y,z)
SymmetryA1×I, order 2
ArmyKite
Elements
Vertex figureDyad
Edges2+2
Vertices1+1+2
Central density1
Euler characteristic0
Related polytopes
DualIsosceles trapezoid
ConjugateKite
Properties
ConvexYes
OrientableYes
NatureTame

The kite, also known as deltoid, is a convex quadrilateral with two pairs of adjacent, equal sides. One pair of its angles also has the same measure.

Nonconvex polygons satisfying the aforementioned property are called darts.

Any kite's diagonals are perpendicular to each other.

Kites appear as faces in two of the 13 Catalan solids, namely the deltoidal icositetrahedron and deltoidal hexecontahedron.