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.

Solved Example on Rectangular Numbers

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

Choices:
A. Figure 2
B. Figure 1
C. Figure 3
D. none of these
Correct Answer: A
Solution:
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.

Related Terms for Rectangular Numbers

  • Array
  • Number
  • Rectangle
  • Row