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# How Is a Rhombus Similar to a Square?

**A rhombus is similar to a square in two ways: both have two pairs of parallel sides and both have four equal sides.** A rhombus is different from a square because it does not have four right angles. All squares are also rhombuses.

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A rhombus is one of several types of four-sided shapes known as quadrilaterals. Other quadrilaterals are rectangles, parallelograms, kites and trapezoids. In addition to the square, a rhombus is similar to a parallelogram because both shapes have two sets of parallel sides. While all rhombuses are parallelograms, a parallelogram is not a rhombus because it does not have four equal sides. The area of a rhombus can be calculated by multiplying its height by its side length. The perimeter is calculated by multiplying the length of a side by four.

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## What Is the Difference Between a Square and Rhombus?

A: The primary difference between a square and a rhombus is a square has four 90-degree angles, while a rhombus does not have any right angles. The sides of a... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
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## Is a Square Always a Rhombus?

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## Is a Square a Rhombus?

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## What Is a Parallelogram With All Sides Congruent Called?

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