# What is the difference between a rectangle and a kite?

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Rectangles are a special type of isosceles trapezoid with opposite sides parallel and equal angles. Quadrilaterals have two diagonal lines. In a kite, the diagonal joining the ends forms a line of symmetry. In a rhombus, both diagonals form lines of symmetry.

## Is a rectangle a kite yes or no?

Yes. A square is always a kite and a rectangle. A kite is a quadrilateral with two distinct pairs of adjacent congruent sides.

## How are kites and rectangles similar?

kite is a quadrilateral with two pairs of equal adjacent sides. A trapezium is a quadrilateral with one pair of parallel opposite sides. A parallelogram is a quadrilateral with two pairs of parallel opposite sides. … A rectangle is a parallelogram with four equal internal angles.

## What is the difference between a kite and square?

A kite is a quadrilateral with two distinct pairs of adjacent congruent sides. A square has two distinct pairs of adjacent congruent sides.

## What shape is a rectangle?

A rectangle is an oblong. It has two pairs of parallel sides and four right angles. A rectangle can also be known as an equiangular quadrilateral. This is because a rectangle is a quadrilateral shape (4-sided shape) that has parallel sides, equal to one another, and all 4 corners have angles that are 90º.

## Are all rectangles square?

All squares are rectangles, but not all rectangles are squares. All squares are rhombuses, but not all rhombuses are squares.

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## Is a square a kite?

Since a square has 4 sides of equal length, it can also be classified as a rhombus. The opposite sides are parallel so a square can also be classified as a parallelogram. … Therefore the adjacent sides are equal. So they can be classified as a kite.

## Can a kite be a trapezoid?

A kite is a quadrilateral with two pairs of adjacent sides of identical length. … A trapezoid (British: trapezium) can be a kite, but only if is also a rhombus. An isosceles trapezoid can be a kite, but only if it is also a square.