0

# Why is square called a special rhombus?

Updated: 12/10/2022

Wiki User

11y ago

A rhombus is any 4-sided figure whose sides are all the same length, no matter what

its angles happen to be. It's only a square if its angles are also all the same size.

Wiki User

11y ago

Earn +20 pts
Q: Why is square called a special rhombus?
Submit
Still have questions?
Related questions

### Are rectangles also rhombus?

Most rectangles are not rhombuses, but there is a shape that has all the properties of a rectangle and all the properties of a rhombus at the same time. It is called a square. A square is a special rectangle and a special rhombus.

### Is a square or a parallelogram a rhombus?

A square is a special case of a rhombus. A parallelogram is not a rhombus.

### What is a rhombus that is not a square?

A rhombus that is not a square is a rhombus. A square is a special type of rhombus that has all four angles equal (to 90&deg;).

### What shape has diagonals cross at right angles what is the shape called?

A kite, a rhombus (special case of a kite), a square (a special case of rhombus).

### Is a square rhombus?

A square may be considered a special kind of rhombus.

### Is every rhombus is square?

No, it is not. But every square is a special type of rhombus.

### Is rhombus classify square?

No but a square can be considered as a special type of rhombus.

### Does a parralelogram have adjacent sides that are equal?

It can, but it doesn't have to.If it does, then it's a special parallelogram, called a "rhombus".If the rhombus has right angles inside, then it's a special rhombus, called a "square".Both of these things are still parallelograms.

### Is a rhombus a parallelogram and a square?

Yes. A square is a special type of rhombus which is itself a special kind of parallelogram.

### Is a square a rhombus and a parallelogram?

Yes. A square is a special type of rhombus which is itself 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 quadrilateral with all equal sides?

It is a rhombus - of which, a square is a special case.