Rectangular Numbers

Definition of Rectangular Numbers

The numbers that can be arranged to form a rectangle are called Rectangular Numbers.

More About Rectangular Numbers

Rectangular numbers are always represented in rectangular array of rows and columns.

Examples of Rectangular Numbers

The number 45 can be arranged in rectangular form as shown above. The above rectangular form is horizontal
It can also be shown in vertical form as shown below

Video Examples: Writing rules for Rectangular Numbers

Solved Example on Rectangular Numbers

Ques: Which of the following is the rectangular form for the arrangement of the number 16?

  • A. Figure 2
  • B. Figure 1
  • C. Figure 3
  • D. none of these

Correct Answer: A


  • Step 1: Rectangular numbers are the numbers that can be arranged to form a rectangle shape
  • Step 2: Here, the Figure 2 has the number 16 arranged in a rectangular form
  • Step 3: So, Figure 2 represents a rectangular number

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