Lesson Objective

In this lesson, we will learn about the area of
a rectangle.

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About This Lesson

In this lesson, we will:
**study tips** and **math video**
below will explain more.

- Learn about the formula to find the area of a rectangle.
- See an example on using the formula to calculate a rectangle's area.
- See another example on using the formula to calculate the width of a rectangle.

Tip #1

A rectangle has four right angles. The sides of a rectangle that are opposite
each other have the same length.

Note that, the longer side of a rectangle is the*length* and the shorter
side is the *width*. Also, a square is
a special type of rectangle.

Now, for a rectangle with length**l**
and width **w**, its area,** A** will be:

**A** = **l****w**

The math video below will give more explanation on this. Also, we will see some examples on how to use this formula.

Note that, the longer side of a rectangle is the

Now, for a rectangle with length

The math video below will give more explanation on this. Also, we will see some examples on how to use this formula.

Math Video Transcript

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

Now, let's try some MCQ questions to understand
this lesson better.

You can start by going through the series of questions on the area of a rectangle or pick your choice of question below.

You can start by going through the series of questions on the area of a rectangle or pick your choice of question below.

- Question 1 on finding the area of a rectangle
- Question 2 on finding the width of a rectangle

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