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A rhombus is a special case of a parallelogram.

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Q: Is a rhombus a parallelogram but a parallelogram is not necessarily a rhombus?
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Is parallelogram also a rhombus?

A rhombus is a parallelogram, but something that is a parallelogram isn't necessarily a rhombus.

Is rhombus and parallelogram the same?

yes * * * * * No, it is not. A rhombus is a special kind of parallelogram. In a rhombus all four sides are of the same length: that is not necessarily the case for a parallelogram.

A parallelogram which is equilateral?

square * * * * * Not necessarily. It can be a rhombus.

Is a rhombus a parralellogram?

A rhombus is a parallelogram because it has 2 sets of parallel sides. A parallelogram does not have to have 4 congruent sides. A parallelogram is not necessarily a rhombus. So, it would be a square and a rhombus.

Are the diagonals of a parallelogram perpendicular?

Not necessarily. Only if it is a rhombus.

Is a paralellogram always a rhombus?

Not necessarily, a parallelogram can also be a rectangle.

Is th paralleloram a rhombus or a Rectangle?

I hope you know the definition of the parallelogram. i.e.,In geometry, a parallelogram is a quadrilateralwith two sets of parallel naturally rhombus and rectangle are special case of parallelogram. That means every rhombus is parallelogram similarly every rectangle is a parallelogram. But converse need not be true.So parallelogram not necessarily a rhombus or a rectangle.GMG.

Is a parallelogram a rectangle also?

A rectangle is a parallelogram, but a parallelogram is not necessarily a rectangle. This is because a parallelogram can be so many other things, like a rhombus or a square.

Does all angle of a rhombus equal?

A rhombus is a special case of a parallelogram, where all sides are equal length. A rhombus and a parallelogram have the opposite vertices are equal angles, but adjacent angles are not necessarily equal.

What is a parallelogram with 4 equal sides but not necessarily 4 right angles?


How is a rhombus the same as a parallelogram?

A rhombus is a parallelogram, but a parallelogram isn't always a rhombus. A rhombus is a parallelogram where all the lines are the same length.

If each side of a quadrilateral is congruent to its opposite side then the quadrilateral is a rectangel?

Not necessarily; it is a parallelogram - a rectangle is a parallelogram in which all angles are 90o. It could also be a rhombus - a rhombus is a parallelogram with all lengths the same; a square is a rhombus in which all angles are 90o.

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