rectangle


Definition of Rectangle

  • A rectangle is a quadrilateral with four right angles.

More about 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

Example of Rectangle

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

Solved Example on Rectangle

A corn field is in the form of a rectangle with length 14 yards and width 11 yards. Find the area of the field.
Choices:
A. 121 square yards
B. 196 square yards
C. 154 square yards
D. 616 square yards
Correct Answer: C
Solution:
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.

Related Terms for Rectangle

  • Angle
  • Area
  • Congruent
  • Length
  • Perimeter
  • Polygon
  • Quadrilateral
  • Right Angle
  • Side
  • Width