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rectangle

a parallelogram having four right angles

Rectangle

A four-sided parallelogram with four right angles; may be nearly square or stretched out to be nearly a band.

rectangle

[′rek‚taŋ·gəl]
(mathematics)
A plane quadrilateral having four interior right angles and opposite sides of equal length.
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First transform orderly two longitudinal sides of each of rectangles on every file from the left to the right inside eacn No1[] into two [L.
For the 3 x 3 grid, your students should consider all the 1 x 1, 1 x 2, 1 x 3, 2 x 2, 2 x 3 and 3 x 3 rectangles.
This meant the chances of hitting a rectangle increased with its size-it was simply easier to strike a bigger target, and participants gradually learned the link between rectangle size and probability.
To make a springboard, cut a 2 1/2-inch-by-11-inch rectangle from corrugated cardboard so that the grain runs with the long side.
I decided to consider only those squares and rectangles that are dense, which means that all N+M words in its NxM grid are different.
Text is placed only at the sides of the defining rectangle.
For example, if the element pair contains 2 paragraphs, the algorithm will first compute the bounding rectangle shapes for each paragraph and intersect them.
lines on one side with a chocolate dacquoise rectangle.
Computer investigations of arrays of numbers that represent winning positions for rectangles of different lengths reveal some disorder.
99, 30 minutes) they learn the differences and relationships of circles, squares, rectangles, etc.
On the overhead projector, I used colour tiles to have the class guide me in creating rectangles with a perimeter of 8 units, where the side of one colour tile was considered to have a length of 1 unit.
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