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# 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.

### 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.

##### 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 X width = 14 X 11 = 154 square yards
- Step 4: Therefore, the area of the corn field is 154 square yards.

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