Find Out Things About Rectangles

This page will help you to calculate things related to a rectangle.

Notes about rectangles:

  • A rectangle is most often characterized by its height h, and its width, w.
  • The width and height of a rectangle are usually different. If they are the same, then the rectangle becomes a square.
  • The perimeter, or distance around a rectangle is h+w+h+w or 2h+2w.
  • The area enclosed by a rectangle is h × w or hw.
  • The distance from one corner of a rectangle to the opposite corner is sometimes called the diagonal and is given by (w2+h2)1/2.

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