# Are some squares trapezoids?

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Jan 11, 2016

#### Answer:

No: all squares are trapezoids.

#### Explanation:

A trapezoid is a quadrilateral with *at least* one pair of parallel sides.

In a square, there are always two pairs of parallel sides, so every square is also a trapezoid.

Conversely, only some trapezoids are squares.