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# Are squares and rhombuses a special kind of rectangle?

Updated: 12/10/2022

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Q: Are squares and rhombuses a special kind of rectangle?
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### Are rhombuses special parallelogram?

Yes. A parallelogram has two pairs of equal sides, but in a rhombus all the sides are equal.(similar situation: a square is a special kind of rectangle)

### Is a square the same as a rectangle?

Of course!=======================Honk ! The buzzer is bothered by the first answer above.A square is a special kind of rectangle.All squares are rectangles, but all rectangles are not squares.

### Are diagonals always congruent?

In a quadrilateral, the diagonals are only congruent for rectangles (or squares, which is a special kind of rectangle). Note: they are not congruent for a Rhombus.

### Is there a rectangle that is not a square what kind?

Most rectangles are not squares.

### A square is a kind of rhombus How can this be?

A square is a special type of rhombus. It has the properties of a rhombus, such as all sides being equal, but it has the extra property of having interior angles of 90&deg;. Squares and rhombuses are special types of parallelograms too. And they are all special types of quadrilaterals.

### What kind of polygon has 2 pairs of equal sides but is not a parallelogram?

A kite or a trapezoid.(Rectangles, rhombuses, and squares AREparallelograms.)

### Are all parellelograms special kinds of squares?

No. But squares are a special kind of parallelogram.

### Can a rectangle and a rhombus be the same?

Yes, but as a square. A square is a special kind of rectangle and also a special kind of rhombus.

### A square is a special kind of?

A square is considered to be a special kind of rectangle.

### Can a square be a rectangle but can a rectangle be a square?

Yes.A square is a special kind of rectangle, one with all sides of equal length. So all square are rectangles.All rectangles are not squares, some (most) have two sides longer than the other two.

### Which name is given for 4 sided shapes?

Quadrilateral.Quadrilateral is the general term for any four sided shape. Types of quadrilaterals include kites, parallelograms and trapezoids (UK: trapezium). An iscoceles trapezoid is a kind of trapezoid. Kinds of parallelograms include rectangles and rhombuses. A square is a type of rectangle and a type of rhombus. Rhombuses, and by extension, squares, are also types of kites.

### What are polyhedrons?

A polyhedron is a kind of rectangle. This category includes squares,circles,etc.