School Subjects
Math and Arithmetic
Geometry

# Explain why a square is also a rectangle?

###### Wiki User

A square is a rectangle because a square has 2 parallel sides and so does a rectangle .

๐
0
๐คจ
0
๐ฎ
0
๐
0

## Related Questions

A square is a special case of a rectangle. Every square is a rectangle, but not every rectangle is a square. A square is a rectangle with four sides that are all equal in length.

it cant all sides have to be equilateral edit- a rectangle cannot be a square. however, a square can be a rectangle. reedit - A rectangle can be a square, however, a square must be a rectangle. A rectangle has four 90 degree angles, which a square also has. The rectangle has two pairs of equal length sides, which a square also has. The only additional requirement for a square is that the length of all four sides be equal, which is not ruled out for a rectangle.

A rectangle is a rhombus if two of its adjacent sides are equal. Of course, we're more likely to call it a 'square' in that case.

, sir,Every square is a rectangle, since the angles in the square are always right angles. However, every rectangle is NOT a square: a square is just a specific type of rectangle. Hope this helps! :-)

a rectangle doesn't have four equal sided measurements, which is the definition of a square. also it can take one or more squares to make a rectangle but u can't make a rectangle into a square.

No, a rectangle cannot be a square. but a square is a rectangle. The definition of a square is 4 parallel sides in which all sides are equal in length. The definition of a rectangle is 4 parallel sides. Also: A rectangle and square are both parallelograms.

Yes. For example, a 4x4 square would have an area of 16 units squared. A 2x8 rectangle would also have an area of 16 units squared. Also, every rectangle is a square too though every square is not a rectangle. So, a 4x4 square is also a rectangle which means both have the same area.

The sides of a square are all the same length whereas a rectangle has two pairs of sides of equal length.

A square is a regular rectangle which is why a rectangle isn't a square.

the area of a rectangleis 100 square inches. The perimeter of the rectangle is 40 inches. A second rectangle has the same area but a different perimeter. Is the secind rectangle a square? Explain why or why not.

A square is always a rectangle. A rectangle can sometimes be a square

Any square is also a rectangle and a rhombus. It's also a parallelogram and a quadrilateral as well, too.

A square is a rectangle even through a rectangle is not always a square.

No. A square is a rectangle, but a rectangle is not a square.

All squares are rectangle because just like a square have 90 degrees, rectangle also have 90 degree. But not all rectangle are square because square have all sides congruent but rectangle don't.. Wish dis help!

A rectangle is sometimes a square, but not always. When it is, it's also a rhombus. A rhombus is sometimes a square, but not always. When it is, it's also a rectangle. A square is always a rhombus and always a rectangle. Rectangles, rhombera, and squares are always parallelograms and quadrilaterals.

Yes, but as a square. A square is a special kind of rectangle and also a special kind of rhombus.

A square is always a rectangle, but it is a rectangle that isn't a square.

A rectangle is not a square but a square is a rectangle. That's because all that is required of a rectangle is the four vertex angles be 90 deg. A square not only requires the 90 deg angles but also its sides are all equal.

a rectangle cant be a square but a square can be a rectangle

They both have four sides and four right angles. Every square is also a rectangle. But not every rectangle is a square.

I am squarea squarea rectangle with all sides the same lengthAlso called a square

A square is a type of rectangle and the square is also a type of any other quadrilateral (four-sided figure)

###### School SubjectsMath and ArithmeticGeometryArea

Copyright ยฉ 2021 Multiply Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. The material on this site can not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with prior written permission of Multiply.