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# Geometry/Opposite Sides in a Square and Rectangle

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hello sir

In square all sides are equal because 360/4 is 90 each.
Then in rectangl also asp is same ie asp in 360 degree and angles are 90 degree then why in rectangle opposite sides are equal. If we follow the same rule 360/ 4 = 90 each then in rectangle all sides sholud come equal.

Hi Aishwaraymeti,

This statement is not true : "In square all sides are equal because 360/4 is 90 each."

The rest of your question actually provides a counterexample: a rectangle.

Although all four angles being 90 degrees does impose some restriction on the lengths of the sides, it does not force them all to have equal measures.

Hope this helps,
Azeem

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