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# How is a triangle and rectangle alike?

Updated: 12/2/2022

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13y ago

They are both polygon.

If you cut a rectangle diagonally, you will have two triangles. And if you want to figure out the area of a right triangle, you can treat it as a rectangle and then cut your calculation in half to get the correct answer.

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