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# What is the difference between a parallelagram and a rectangle?

Updated: 10/10/2023

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13y ago

In a parallelogram:
the opposite sides are parallel and congruent,
the opposite angles are congruent,
the consecutive angles are supplementary,
the diagonals bisect each other, and
a diagonal divides it into two congruent triangles.

to be simple both sides are congruent and both sides are parallel

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14y ago

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13y ago

A rectangle has 4 right angles whereas a parallelogram has no right angles.

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13y ago

All rectangles have

• four sides
• four right angles
• two pairs of sides of equal length

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12y ago

A parrellelogram is a square with 2 parallel sides. The facing sides are of the same length.

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### What is the difference between a rhombus and a parallelagram?

a rhombus has all equal sides but a parallelagram only has two equal sides.

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### Is it true that a rectangle is a parallelagram?

Yes , yes it is true :)

### Is a parallelagram a rectangle?

yes, but there are other shapes too.

### What is a parallelagram with four 90 angles?

A rectangle or a square.

### How many lines of symmetry does a parallelagram have?

A parallelagram can be a square, which has four lines of symmetry or a rectangle which has two lines of symmetry but the generic parallelagram has zero lines of symmetry

### Can every parallelagram be a rectangle?

Some of them are, but not all of them. A parallelogramis a rectangle only if all of its angles are equal.

### Is a sqaure a parallelagram?

Yes it is. A square is a quadrilateral, a parallelogram, a rhombus, and a rectangle.