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# What is the difference between a parallelogram and a polygon?

Updated: 10/27/2022

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Polygon means many sides and is the name given to shapes that have 3 or more sides and a parallelogram is a 4 sided poylgon or a quadrilateral

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Q: What is the difference between a parallelogram and a polygon?
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### Difference between a parallelogram and a quadrilateral?

A quadrilateral is a polygon with four 'sides' . A parallelogram is a quadrilateral with two sets of parallel sides.

### What is the difference between a triangle a rectangle a pentagon and a parallelogram?

The difference between a triangle, rectangle, pentagon, and parallelogram id the number of sides: Triangle= 3 sides Rectangle= 4 sides Pentogon= 5 sides But, a parallelogram, is a polygon that has all sides parael to one another.

### Why is a parallelogram not a polygon?

A parallelogram IS a polygon so the question is misguided.

### Is a parallelogram a regular or irregular polygon?

A 4 sided parallelogram is an irregular polygon

### Is a paralellagram a polygon?

No, but a parallelogram is a polygon.

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

A parallelogram is slanted. A rectangle is not.

### Is a polygram a parallelogram?

No. A parallelogram is a polygon, though.

### Is a parallellagram a polygon?

Yes a parallelogram is a polygon.

### Is a nonagon a parallelogram?

No because it is a 9 sided polygon whereas a parallelogram is a 4 sided polygon

### Is a parralleloram a polygon?

A parallelogram is a 4 sided polygon

a polygon

Yes