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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.