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# How is a rectangle a parallelgram?

Updated: 12/13/2022

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it is because a parallelagram is four sided shape with two sets of parallel sides ( sides the same length )

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### Is a rectangle always a parallelgram?

Yes, but a parallelogram is not necessarily a rectangle.

### What is the same about a rectangle and parallelgram?

In a parallelogram, the opposing sides are parallel. A rectangle is a type of parallelogram.

### Does a parallelgram have a line of symmetry?

Usually not, unless it happens to be a rectangle.

A rhombus

### Is a parallelogram always have to be a rhombus?

no it does not always have to be a parallelgram it could be a square or rectangle

rectangle

### What is a parallelgram shape like?

It is four sided and it's like a tilted rectangle.

### How many angles does a parallelgram have?

a parallelogram has 4 angles it is pretty much a rectangle that is tilted

### Is a rectangle and parallelgram symmetric?

They both have rotational symmetry - of order 2. But whereas a rectangle has 2 axes of symmetry, a parallelogram has none.

### Is a rectangle a parallelgram?

Yes it is because a rectangle is made up of parallel sides: the top and bottom, the left side and right side

### What of these has exactly 4 sides parallelgram pentagon square octagon trapazoid or a rectangle?

All of them have, except the pentagon and octagon.

### What is the difference parallelgram and a rectangle?

A parallelogram looks like a tilted rectangle with 2 equal acute opposite angles and 2 equal opposite obtuse angles whereas a rectangle has 4 equal angles of 90 degrees.