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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