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# Do a rectangle and a square have the same area?

Updated: 9/25/2022

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Q: Do a rectangle and a square have the same area?
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### The area of a rectangle is 100 inches the perimeter is 40 a second rectangle has the same area but a different perimeter. Is the second rectangle a square?

the area of a rectangleis 100 square inches. The perimeter of the rectangle is 40 inches. A second rectangle has the same area but a different perimeter. Is the secind rectangle a square? Explain why or why not.

### A square has the same area as a rectangle with sides 9cm and 16cm. What is length of the side of the square?

Area of the rectangle is 144cm. The sides of a square with the same ares is 12cm.

### Can a square and a rectangle have the same area?

Yes. For example, a 4x4 square would have an area of 16 units squared. A 2x8 rectangle would also have an area of 16 units squared. Also, every rectangle is a square too though every square is not a rectangle. So, a 4x4 square is also a rectangle which means both have the same area.

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### Is area of a rectangle the same as its square footage?

If it is a perfect rectangle and you are measuring the sides by feet then the length times the width of a rectangle is the same as the square footage.

### Do figures with the same perimeter have the same area?

not necessarily. take the example of a 3x3 square and a 4x2 rectangle. Both have a perimeter of 12. but the square has an area of 9 and the rectangle has an area of 8.

### Area to get the surface area of a rectangle?

Multiply the length by the width. If the rectangle is a square the two dimensions will be the same

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

No. A square is a rectangle, but a rectangle is not a square.

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

O.K. to help you guys out a square is a rectangle. a square is a square that has four sides the same rectangle is not a the same only to sides are there that are the same for each side. Hope i helped you out