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Can arectangle be a rhobus?


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Answered 2010-08-04 06:12:18

Yes. A rectangle is a parallelogram with four right angles. A rhombus is a parallelogram with four equal sides. Therefore, if a rectangle has four equal sides, then it is a rhombus. If a rhombus has four right angles, it is a rectangle. In this case, the rectangle and the rhombus are a special type of parallelogram called a square.

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