## Kites

##### Definition of a kite

- A kite is a quadrilateral with two pairs of adjacent sides equal.
- A kite may be convex or non-convex.

##### Properties of a kite

- The angles opposite the axis of a kite are equal.
- The axis of a kite bisects the vertex angles through which it passes.
- The axis of a kite is the perpendicular bisector of the other diagonal.

##### Test for a kite

A quadrilateral is a kite if:

- one diagonal bisects the vertex angles through which it passes, or
- one diagonal is the perpendicular bisector of the other diagonal.