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# Does a parallelogram have parallel and perpendicular sides?

Updated: 12/18/2022

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By definition, a parallelogram two separate pairs has parallel sides. The only type of parallelogram that has perpendicular sides is a rectangle. All others have non-perpendicular sides.

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