# Can a rectangle be a rhombus?

Can a rectangle be a rhombus?

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enhebrevz
Only if the rectangle is a square..
A rectangle is a parallelogram with all its interior angles being 90 degrees. A rhombus is a parallelogram with all its sides equal. This means that for a rectangle to be a rhombus, its sides must be equal. If it is satisfied, we have a square.
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scomparve5j
A rectangle and a rhombus are both types of parallelograms.However they have different properties of their sides, angles and diagonals.
A rectangle has all its angles of 90 degree.It has two pairs of equal sides - two longer sides and two shorter. The diagonals of a rectangle are equal, but do not intersect at 90 degrees.
The opposite angles of a rhombus are equal. All four sides of a rhombus are equal. The diagonals are not equal, but they intersect at 90 degrees.
If we want it to be a rhombus, there have to be additional properties. The only time this would happen is if the shape was a square. A square is a rectangle, but a rectangle is not a square.
RizerMix
A rectangle can be a rhombus only if has extra properties which make it a square.