Area of Rectangle Formula

Area of Rectangle

The Area of a rectangle is given by its width multiplied by its height. For example, the area of a rectangle with with a width of three units and a height of four units is equal to twelve units squared.

Examples

Area of Two by Two Rectangle

2 by 2 Rectangle

To calculate the area of a rectangle first you set up the equation, then substitute in the rectangle's width and height and multiply.

Area of Rectangle Width Three Height Four

Rectangle Width Three Height Four

To calculate the area of a rectangle first you set up the equation and then plug in the width and height.

Area of 6 by 3 Rectangle

6 by 3 Rectangle

To calculate the area of a rectangle first you set up the equation and then plug in the width and height.