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.

Video Examples: Writing rules for Rectangular Numbers

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

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