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Kite properties
Area, angles, and internal lengths.
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The internal angles and diagonal lengths of a kite are found by the use of trigonometry, cutting the kite into four triangles as shown.
Length a
Length b
Angle α is
degrees (°)
milliradians
radians
grad
arcseconds
arcminutes
circles
Area is
units²
M units²
µ units²
Angle β is
degrees (°)
milliradians
radians
grad
arcseconds
arcminutes
circles
Angle γ
degrees (°)
milliradians
radians
grad
arcseconds
arcminutes
circles
Length D1
Length D2
Length D3
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Kites are found in many geometric patterns, and are of great importance in basic geometry.