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The Fascinating World of Rectangles: Understanding their Definition, Properties, and Calculations

The human mind naturally inquires about an object's characteristics when visually examining it. One of the most common questions we may ask is about its shape. Today, we'll be taking a closer look at rectangles, exploring their definition, properties, and common formulas for calculating perimeter and area.

Definition of a Rectangle

A rectangle is a four-sided shape with four right angles, where all interior angles measure 90 degrees. It is classified as a special type of parallelogram, distinguished by its perpendicular sides. This can be better visualized in the diagram below.


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