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# Does a rectangle have both pairs of opposite sides parallel?

Updated: 12/22/2022

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Yes. That is part of the definition of a rectangle.

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It has 2 pairs

### Are all parallelogram rectangle's?

Yes. Parallelograms have two pairs of opposite sides that are parallel. Rectangles also have two pairs of opposite sides that are parallel, which makes them parallelograms.

### What characteristics do a rhombus and a rectangle share?

quadrilaterals with two pairs of parallel sides

### Why is a rectangle a rhombus?

It has 2 pairs of parallel sides and the opposite angles are congruent.

### What is a parallelogram with both pairs of opposite sides parallel and congruent?

That is called a rectangle.

### Does a rectangle have one pair of opposite sides parallel?

Yes - the rectangle has two pairs of sides that are parallel respectively one to the other in each pair.

### How is a parallelogram a rectangle?

A parallelogram is not a rectangle. However, a rectangle is a parallelogram because it has two pairs of opposite sides that are parallel

### What is a queadrilateral that has both pairs of opposite sides parallel?

Parallelogram, rectangle, rhombus or square.

### What quadrilaterals have two pairs of opposite sides that are parallel?

They can be a square, a rhombus, a rectangle and a parallelogram

### What are the differences between a rectangle and a trapezoid?

They are both 4 sided quadrilaterals but a rectangle has two pairs of opposite parallel sides whereas a trapezoid only has one pair of opposite parallel sides.