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# Is a every rhombus a rectangle?

Updated: 12/10/2022

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No. Nor is every rectangle a rhombus.

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No.

### Why is every rhombus a rectangle?

They both have parallel lines and they have only 2 sides that match up. Also a square is a rhombus and a rectangle, so a rhombus can be a rectangle, but a rhombus cannot be a square and either can a rectangle.

Yes

### Is every rhombus a rectangle?

No. All four vertices of a rectangle are right angles. That is not generally the case for a rhombus.

### Every rectangle is rhombus?

No but they are both 4 sided quadrilaterals

### Is a rectangle a rhombus?

Sometimes a Rectangle can be a Rhombus.

### Every Rectangle is a rhombus?

A rectangle can sometimes be a rhombus, as a square is both a rectangle and a rhombus. However, if all sides are congruent, and it has right angles, it is a square and therefore not a rectangle. So, the answer is no, although it may be argued to be yes. Wikipedia, in fact, mentions that a square is both a rectangle and a rhombus; the definition of rectangle there is a quadrilateral with four right angles, thereby not excluding the special case of a rectangular rhombus, or a square. A rhombus is not normally a square but it could be.

### What are the 4 quadrilaterals that have 2 pairs of parallel sides?

Parallelogram, rectangle, rhombus and square.Parallelogram, rectangle, rhombus and square.Parallelogram, rectangle, rhombus and square.Parallelogram, rectangle, rhombus and square.

### Is th paralleloram a rhombus or a Rectangle?

I hope you know the definition of the parallelogram. i.e.,In geometry, a parallelogram is a quadrilateralwith two sets of parallel sides.so naturally rhombus and rectangle are special case of parallelogram. That means every rhombus is parallelogram similarly every rectangle is a parallelogram. But converse need not be true.So parallelogram not necessarily a rhombus or a rectangle.GMG.

### A rhombus is a rectangle?

no a rectangle is very different from a rhombus because a rhombus different angles than a rectangle

It is C. Rhombus

### Can a rhombus sometimes be called a rectangle?

A rhombus can be a rectangle if it is a square.