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# Noticing and comparing properties of shapes

Success in geometry depends on knowledge of two-dimensional and three-dimensional shapes along with an understanding of the properties of shapes and objects. Here, similarities and differences are important as students develop mathematical arguments about geometric relationships.

At most year levels, students can identify similarities and differences between shapes.

## Comparing properties of quadrilaterals

This activity focusses on noticing the similarities and differences in the properties of quadrilaterals. The activity could be used with any sets of two-dimensional or three-dimensional shapes.