# What is a parallelogram a special type of?

A parallellogram is a special type of polygon and a special type of quadrilateral.

### Is a square a special type of parallelogram?

Yes, a square is a special type of parallelogram. Every square has two pairs of parallel sides, which is the condition for being a parallelogram.

### There is no rectangle that is not a parallelogram?

Not true because they are a special type of parallelogram.

### Is a square a rhombus and a parallelogram?

Yes. A square is a special type of rhombus which is itself a special kind of parallelogram.

### What is another names for parallelogram?

A Rhombus * * * * * A rhombus is not another name for a parallelogram. In fact it is a special type of parallelogram.

### Can a parallelogram be a rhombus?

If the sides of a parallelogram are all of the same length then it is a rhombus. Thus, a rhombus is a special type of parallelogram.

### What is it when the quadrilateral is a parallelogram?

It is a special type of a quadrilateral.

### Is a rhombus like a parallelogram?

It is a special type of parallelogram, because all the sides are the same length. Rhombus is to parallelogram as square is to rectangle.

### Is a squere a parallelogram?

Yes it is - by definition, a parallelogram is described as having opposite sides and angles equal. A square is a 'special' type of parallelogram.

### What are the features of a parallelogram?

A parallelogram is a special type of parallelogram. This shape has to sides, equal in length, and they are parallel from each other. Opposite angles are also equal.

### How are a parallelogram and a rhombus alike?

A rhombus is a special kind of parallelogram. A rhombus is a special kind of parallelogram. A rhombus is a special kind of parallelogram. A rhombus is a special kind of parallelogram.

### What is a quadrilateral whose opposite sides are parallel called?

A four sided figure with parallel sides is a parallelogram. A rhombus is a special type of a parallelogram with all sides equal. A rectangle is a special form of a parallelogram with all angles equal at 90°. A square is a special form of a rectangle with all sides equal.

### Can a rhombus be a quadalateral?

A rhombus is a quadrilateral by definition. A quadrilateral is a polygon with 4 sides. A rhombus is a quadrilateral where all 4 sides have equal lengths. All rhombuses are also parallelograms. If a rhombus has right angles, the it is also a square. Meaning that a square is a special type of rhombus. A rhombus is a special type of parallelogram. A parallelogram is a special type of quadrilateral.

### Can a quadrilaterial be a rhombus?

A rhombus is a quadrilateral by definition. A quadrilateral is a polygon with 4 sides. A rhombus is a quadrilateral where all 4 sides have equal lengths. All rhombuses are also parallelograms. If a rhombus has right angles, the it is also a square. Meaning that a square is a special type of rhombus. A rhombus is a special type of parallelogram. A parallelogram is a special type of quadrilateral.

### What property makes a rectangle a special type of parallelogram?

Because it has 4 interior right angles whereas a parallelogram has 2 obtuse angle and 2 acute angles.

### Is a trapezoid a type of parallelogram?

A trapezoid is not a type of parallelogram. A parallelogram is a type of trapezoid.

### Is a square or trapezoid have a special name and is a parallelogram?

Square = parallelogram and a square trapezoid = trapezoid Parallelogram = Parallelogram

### What is a closed plane figure with 4 congruent sides and 0 right angles?

That's a rhombus ... a special type of parallelogram.

### Is a closed plane figure with 4 congruent sides and 0 right angles?

That's a rhombus ... a special type of parallelogram.

### Why Is a rectangle a prallelogram?

A parallelogram is a shape with 4 sides whose opposite sides are parallel. A rectangle meets this definition. It is a special type of parallelogram where the angles between sides all equal 90 degress.

### How is a rhombus the same to a parrallelogram?

A rhombus is not the same as a parallelogram - it is a special type of parallelogram. A paralllogram and a rhombus are quadrilaterals with two pairs of parallel sides. In addition, all four sides of a rhombus are the same length.

### Why is a parallelogram sometimes a rhombus?

A parallelogram is a shape which has 2 pairs of parallel sides. In total it has 4 sides and Opposite angles of a parallelogram are equal. When all four sides of the parallelogram are equal, it becomes a rhombus. It is a special type of parallelogram since all 4 sides are equal, but it still has 2 pairs of parallel sides and opposite angles are equal.

### Does a parallelogram have equal diagonals?

Not necessarily. A parallelogram with equal diagonals would be a rectangle; a special case of a parallelogram.

### What are the properties of a parallelogram?

The opposite sides of a parallelogram are parallel. The opposite sides of a parallelogram are equal. The opposite angles of a parallelogram are equal. The diagonals of a parallelogram bisect one other. The area, A, of a parallelogram is A = BH, where B is the base of the parallelogram and H is its height. The area of a parallelogram is twice the area of a triangle created by one of its diagonals. The area… Read More

### Is a rectangle always going to be a parallelogram?

A rectangle is a special case of a parallelogram

### Is parallelogram and quadrilateral the same thing?

No. A parallelogram is a special kind of quadrilateral.

### Is a parallelogram a rhombus or a rectangle?

Rhombus and rectangle are both special kinds of parallelogram. A parallelogram can be either of those, but it doesn't have to be.

### Is a rhombus a parallelogram but a parallelogram is not necessarily a rhombus?

Yes, that's a true statement. A rhombus is a special case of a parallelogram.

### What are 3 names for a parallelogram?

A parallelogram is a special quadrilateral, or four-sided polygon. Three special parallelograms are the square, the rectangle and the rhombus.

### Why is rectangle called the special parallelogram?

It is the parallelogram whose angles are right angles.

### Is a square or a parallelogram a rhombus?

A square is a special case of a rhombus. A parallelogram is not a rhombus.

### Are 2 sides of a parallelogram perpendicular?

Only in the special case when the parallelogram is a rectangle

### Can arectangle be a rhobus?

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.

### Which property makes a rectangle a special type of parallelogram?

All the angles being 90o. A rectangle, like a parallelogram, has two pairs of parallel sides and opposite angles equal; however a rectangle also requires that the angles are all 90o (right angles) unlike a general parallelogram.

### Is a square a kind of parallelogram?

Yes, a parallelogram is a quadrilateral in which opposite sides are parallel, so a square is a special case parallelogram.

### What is a parallelogram with four right angles and opposite sides congruent?

A rectangle. It could be a square too but a square is just a special type of rectangle.

### Why is a rhombus a parallelogram?

A parallelogram is any 4-sided figure whose opposite sides are parallel. A rhombus is a 4-sided figure whose opposite sides are parallel, so a rhombus is a parallelogram. So is a square. In fact, besides being a square, a square is also a rectangle, a rhombus, and a parallelogram.

### Is a square a rhombus?

Yes. A rhombus is a special form of parallelogram, and it is a parallelogram which has four equal sides. If the rhombus happens to have its sides at right angles, it's a square, which is a special form of rhombus, which is, in turn, a special form of a parallelogram, which is a special form of a quadrilateral, which is a four-sided planar polygon. False Apex

### What is a parallelogram which is a equileteral?

The special name given to a parallelogram with all side equal is a RHOMBUS.

### What is the relationship of rectangle and a parallelogram?

A rectangle is a special kind of parallelogram ... one with right angles.

### What does parallelogram?

it has all equal sides That's a special case of a parallelogram called a rhombus. A parallelogram has opposite sides equal and parallel.

### Why is a rhombus always a parallelogram but a parallelogram is never a rhombus?

A rhombus is a special kind of parallelogram: one in which all sides are equal. It is not true to say that a parallelogram is never a rhombus.