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it means that a square is not a rectangle

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What is an rectangle?

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Could a rectangle be called a square?

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Are all rectangles sqaures?

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What is half a square called?

Half a square is called a rectangle or a triangle.

Why can a rectangle also be a square?

it cant all sides have to be equilateral edit- a rectangle cannot be a square. however, a square can be a rectangle. reedit - A rectangle can be a square, however, a square must be a rectangle. A rectangle has four 90 degree angles, which a square also has. The rectangle has two pairs of equal length sides, which a square also has. The only additional requirement for a square is that the length of all four sides be equal, which is not ruled out for a rectangle.

Can squares be called rectangles?

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Does a rectangle have congruent lines?

Rectangles do not have congruent lines. A square can always be called a rectangle. But a rectangle can't always be a square.

What shape is called a rectangle and a square?

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Can a rhombus sometimes be called a rectangle?

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

Can you construct a rectangle with all sides equal?

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What are the names for 4 sided shapes?

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The rectangle which is equilateral is called as square.

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A rectangle is classed as any quadrilateral with four right angles, whereas a square is classed as a rectangle with all sides the same length. This being the case, all squares can be called rectangles, not all rectangles can be called squares, as some have sides of different lengths.

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Why is a square a rectangle but a rectangle not a square?

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Is a rectangle a square when a square not a rectangle?

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What is a rectangle which is equilateral called?

"equilateral" is a fancy word meaning "has all sides equal". Such a rectangle is called a square.

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Is a rectangle the same as a square?

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