Definition of Rectangle

A rectangle is a quadrilateral with four right angles.

Examples of Rectangle

  • The either sides of a rectangle are parallel and of equal length
  • All squares are rectangles
  • Perimeter of a rectangle is give as 2(length + width)
  • Area of a rectangle = length width

Video Examples: Area of a Rectangle

Example of Rectangle

    The four angles are right angles in a rectangle. The opposite sides are parallel and are congruent.

Solved Example on Rectangle

Ques: A corn field is in the form of a rectangle with length 14 yards and width 11 yards. Find the area of the field.

    A. 121 square yards
    B. 196 square yards
    C. 154 square yards
    D. 616 square yards
    Correct Answer: C


    Step 1: Length of the field = 14 yards
    Step 2: Width of the field = 11 yards
    Step 3: The area of the field = length width = 14 11 = 154 square yards
    Step 4: Therefore, the area of the corn field is 154 square yards.