Maths - Rectangles
This page allows you to calculate every dimension of a Rectangle, if you know enough dimensions already. The actual shape that you are interested in can be any physical object whatsoever, possibly a section of lawn in a garden, or any other DIY task.
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- A two-dimensional object with four, parallel sides. Opposite sides therefore have the same length, and all corners are right angles (90 degrees.)
- A special kind of rectangle where all four sides are equal. All of the formulae on this page can also be appied to squares.
- Length l / Width w
- The distance measured along an edge of the rectangle. In this context which one is considered Length and which one the Width is entirely irrelevant.
- Diagonal d
- The distance between either of the opposite corners of the rectangle.
- Circumferance c
- The distance measured once around the edge of the rectangle.
- Area a
- The area enclosed by the rectangle.
- c = (2 * l) + (2 * w)
- a = l * w
- d2 = l2 + w2
- Fill in as many boxes as you can with the values that you know
- Choose the correct units for all 'input' fields, or leave as 'Units' if not required
- Choose the correct units for any output fields that you require
- Click the 'CalcResult' button below the input fields
- The value of the blank fields will be calculated
- A 'Results Area' will be displayed below.
- All known values will be shown. (Values for which insufficient information was given will also be identified.)
- To do further calculations simply change any values in the input fields and click the 'CalcResult' button again. (Press the 'Clear Form' button if you want to empty all of the input fields.)
- Press the 'Clear Results' button if you wish to discard the first results, otherwise further calculations will be added into the same area.
- Click the 'CalcResult' button again
- Click the 'Print Results' button to display all current results in a new, printable window.
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