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A square is a rectangle, with the additional property of having four equal sides.

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Why is a square a rectangle but a rectangle not a square?

A square is a regular rectangle which is why a rectangle isn't a square.


Is a square a rectangle or is a rectangle a square?

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What is an rectangle?

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Is a square a special rectangle or a rectangle a special square?

A square is a special rectangle.


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A rectangle and a square are different shapes. A rectangle cannot be a square.


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

A square is a type of rectangle!


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Is a sqare a rectangle?

yes- a square is a rectangle but a rectangle is not a square.


Can a square also be a rectangle?

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A square ia a rectangle?

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A rectangle that is not a square?

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Is a square a rectangle sometimes?

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Is a square a rectangle and a rectangle is not a square?

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Is a square and a rectangle an equilateral?

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Is a square and rectangle a quadrilateral?

Yes. A square is a rectangle and a rectangle is a quadrilateral.


Why can't a rectangle and a square be congruent?

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.