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.
Video Examples: Area of a Rectangle
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 X width = 14 X 11 = 154 square yards
- Step 4: Therefore, the area of the corn field is 154 square yards.