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# What makes a square a special kind of rectangle?

Updated: 12/18/2022

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A square is a rectangle in which all the sides are the same length.

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### A square is a special kind of?

A square is considered to be a special kind of rectangle.

### Can a rectangle and a rhombus be the same?

Yes, but as a square. A square is a special kind of rectangle and also a special kind of rhombus.

### A square ia a rectangle?

Yes, every square is a rectangle (a special kind of rectangle), but not every rectangle is a square.

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A square is a special kind of rectangle ... one that happens to have equal length and width.

### Why is every square also a rectangle?

A rectangle has four sides, in two pairs of equal length, and four angles, all of which are right angles. A square satisfies all of these requirements so a square is a rectangle. In adition, the two pairs of sides of a square are of equal length as well. That makes the square a very special kind of rectangle, but it is still a rectangle.

### Why does a rectangle have perpendicular lines?

They are what makes it a rectangle. The rectangle is a special kind of parallelogram. The perpendicular lines cause it to be called a rectangle.

### Is a square a kind of rectangle or a rectangle is a kind of square?

A square is a type of rectangle!

### If a polygon is not a square then it is not a rectangle?

Correct. A square is a rectangle, a special kind that is 'regular'--all its angles are congruent, and all its sides are congruent.

### What makes a rectangle a special kind of parallelogram?

It is a right angled parallelogram.

### Why is a cube a special kind of rectangular prism?

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### A rectangle of length 10centimetres and breadth 10centimetres can be possible or not?

It's definitely possible and is the special kind of rectangle called a square!