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Q: What attribute makes a square a special rectangle?

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A parallelogram with a right angle is a rectangle.

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A rectangle is a special form of parallelogram that has adjacent sides perpendicular to each other or all the inside angles are 90 degrees.

it has 4 equal sides

A trapezoid is a four-sided figure with two opposite sides parallel. A rectangle (and also a parallelogram) is a trapezoid but BOTH pairs of opposite sides are parallel.

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A parallelogram with a right angle is a rectangle.

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

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.

A square satisfies those conditions.

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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.

a square has equal sides and looks sort of like this like this _ l_l and a rectangle is this ____ l ____l

Adjacent sides are also equal.

They are not technically the same. A square is a rectangle but a rectangle is not a square. A rectangle requires opposite sides to be the same length. A square's opposite sides are the same length so it is a rectangle. A square requires all sides to be the same length, not just opposite sides. So most rectangles are not squares.

Every square is a rectangle because a rectangle is a polygon with 4 sides (a quadrilateral) and 4 right angles. A square is a rectangle with 4 equal sides. So the thing that would makes some rectangles not like squares is they have only two sides of equal length and not four.

It is a right angled parallelogram.

A rectangle is a special form of parallelogram that has adjacent sides perpendicular to each other or all the inside angles are 90 degrees.

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