RECTANGLE

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.

    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.