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# X is a Y

An X is a Y, but a Y is not an X.

Replace X and Y with words to make the sentence make sense.

Replace X and Y with words to make the sentence make sense.

### Hint

Think out of the BOX### Answer

a SQUARE is a RECTANGLE, but a RECTANGLE is not a SQUARE.Hide Hint Show Hint Hide Answer Show Answer

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## Comments

That way there could be many solutions..

1.A rhombus is a quadrilateral but a quadrilateral is not a rhombus

Similarly many pairs like

Square - Quadrilateral

Rectangle - Quadrilateral

Isoscles Triangle-Triangle

Equilateral Triangle-Triangle

Right Triangle-Triangle

..and lot more

1.A rhombus is a quadrilateral but a quadrilateral is not a rhombus

Similarly many pairs like

Square - Quadrilateral

Rectangle - Quadrilateral

Isoscles Triangle-Triangle

Equilateral Triangle-Triangle

Right Triangle-Triangle

..and lot more

I learned ALL of thoose in the fifth grade!

Also, a square is a rectangle, but a rectangle is not NECESSARILY a square. That is, it can be one.

Wrong category. Geometry can involve computation, but all I see in this teaser is definition.

Good one, but I agree that there are MANY answers to this.

math isnt even necessary. along the same lines of Y is not necessarily X - a spoon is a utensil but a utensil is not (necessarily) a spoon. or any inclusive thing to a larger group. the list goes on and on.

I agree, the question wasn't phrased very well...

the teaser was not phrased properly.anything could stand for X and Y.

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