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# Is a rectangle ever a square?

Updated: 10/10/2023

Wiki User

13y ago

First answer: Yes, a rectangle can be a square if all it's sides are the same length. The definition of a rectangle is "a four sided figure where opposite sides are the same length. If all sides are 4 inches, then opposite sides will be equal.

~Yes, a rectangle can be a square. ~

The definition of a rectangle: a parallelogram with four sides, the sides are parallel to each other, the sides parallel to each other are the same length, there are 4 right angles

Difference between a square and a rectangle: all of the sides are the same length in a square

Conclusion: a square is always a rectangle but a rectangle isn't always a square.

Wiki User

13y ago

Wiki User

15y ago

No, a rectangle cannot be a square. but a square is a rectangle.

The definition of a square is 4 parallel sides in which all sides are equal in length.

The definition of a rectangle is 4 parallel sides.

Also:

A rectangle and square are both parallelograms.

Wiki User

12y ago

no because a square has 4 equal sides and a rectangle has only 2 equal side. it's confusing but you'll understand it

Wiki User

15y ago

if length of a rectangle is double of its width then such two reactangles make a square....

Wiki User

14y ago

yes

Wiki User

13y ago

no

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