Area Between Two Rectangles
Area is measured in square units such as square inches, square feet or square meters based on the known measurements.
A rectangle is given and inside it a smaller rectangle is drawn and then the area between these rectangles must be found
For example, let us consider the figure shown below
There is a rectangle A × B. Inside it there is another rectangle a × b. The area between these rectangles is shaded.
Area between rectangles
= Area of bigger rectangle – Area of smaller rectangle
= ( A x B ) – ( a x b )
- Find the area between the following pair of rectangles.
Area of a rectangle = a × b; a= length; b= width
Area between the given pair of rectangles = (23 × 10) – (6 × 8)
= 230 – 48
= 182 square m