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In some cases, a rectangle and a square can be congruent. A square is counted as a rectangle, thus a rectangle can be congruent to a square.

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Q: Why can't a rectangle and a square be congruent?
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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.

Does a rectangle always have congruent sides?

The answer is no, if a rectangle's sides were congruent, it would be a square not a rectangle.

A rectangle that has four congruent sides is a?

Square. Congruent means "the same". A rectangle with 4 sides that are the same is a square.

A rectangle has consecutive sides that are congruent?

No. A rectangle has opposite sides congruent. If consecutive sides are also congruent, then your rectangle is a square.

What is rectangle with congruent sides?

"Square. Congruent means "the same". A rectangle with 4 sides that are the same is a square." Plus, it is not a rectangle. It is a polygon. The question should have been stated: What is a polygon with congruent sides?

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Regular polygons. A square and rectangle will have congruent (equal length) diagonals.

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

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What rectangle with all four sides are congruent?

You maybe thinking of a square or a rhombus because a rectangle does not have four congruent sides.

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