# How can a square be a rectangle?

All squares are rectangles, but not all rectangles are squares. The definition of a rectangle is a 4 sided figure with 4 right angles. So all squares are rectangles.

### Is a rectangle a square?

A rectangle is not a square, but a square is a rectangle. Explanation: A rectangle is a shape with equal opposite sides. A square is a shape with 4 equal sides. A rectangle is a shape with four sides, and four right angles. Therefore, a square is always a rectangle, but a rectangle is not always a square. All squares are rectangles, but not all rectangles are squares. A rectangle is a square only if…

### Why can a rectangle also be a square?

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…