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Rectangle

Description:

A rectangle is a 2D shape that has 4 straight sides and 4 right angles. The opposite sides of a rectangle are equal. A square is a special type of rectangle. Usualy rectangle is used to mean the oblong rectangle.



Rectangle is a quadrilateral with:  




 
four right angles

 


 
parallel  sides 
 




 
diagonals are intersect in the middle
 
 


Rectangle is:

quadrilateral
 
 


trapezium
 

 





 parallelogram
 

 


 

In the special case where all four sides are equal,
the figure will be a square.



Author(s):
LULU

Sources:
Own knowladge, Book ''Mathematics and Conection Course 1''