# A rectangle is a square but a square is not a rectangle: TRUE or FALSE?

The rectangle and square are two-dimensional quadrilaterals with lots of similarities.

## Answer: A rectangle is a square but a square is not a rectangle is a false statement.

Let's explore the properties of a square and a rectangle.

**Explanation:**

A square is a special type of rectangle because it has all the properties of a rectangle.

Similar to a rectangle, a square has:

- interior angles which measure 90
^{ā}each. - opposite sides that are parallel and equal.
- two diagonals that bisect each other and are equal.

**A square is called a special kind of rectangle** because it has some **additional properties** which do not apply to rectangles. They are:

- All four sides of a square are equal.
- Diagonals of a square bisect each at right angles.

### Thus, all squares are rectangles, but not all rectangles are squares.

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