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# Is a Square a Rhombus?

A rhombus is an equilateral parallelogram, which is a two-dimensional, four-sided figure in which opposite sides are parallel and all sides have equal length. A square fits this definition. However, it is usually considered a special case, and some definitions of a rhombus specify that squares are not included.

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Without a specific exclusion, a square qualifies not just as a rhombus but also as a specific type of rectangle, since it is a four-sided figure with four congruent, 90-degree angles. In fact, squares, rectangles and rhombuses can all be considered specific types of parallelograms. However, even if all squares are rhombuses, not all rhombuses are squares.

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## Is a Rhombus a Parallelogram?

A: A rhombus is a four-sided figure with opposite sides parallel, making it a parallelogram. The rhombus differs from other parallelograms in that all four si... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
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## What Is the Difference Between a Parallelogram and a Rhombus?

A: The difference between a parallelogram and a rhombus is that a parallelogram is a quadrilateral whose opposite sides are parallel to one another regardless... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
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## How Is a Rhombus Similar to a Square?

A: 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 be... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
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## What's the Difference Between a Kite and a Rhombus?

A: The difference between a kite and a rhombus is that a kite does not always have four equal sides or two pairs of parallel sides like a rhombus. A kite is a... Full Answer >Filed Under: