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# When is a quadrilateral a rectangle but not a square?

Updated: 12/20/2022

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When all the vertices of a plane quadrilateral are exactly equal to 90 degrees it is is called a rectangle and, if all its sides are of equal length, that rectangle is called a square.

So when a plane quadrilateral has all its vertices exactly equal to 90 degrees, but it does not have all its sides equal in length, it must be a rectangle but not a square.

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