# Ex 2.6 Q2 Fractions-and-Decimals-Solutions NCERT Maths Class 7

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## Question

Find the area of rectangle whose length is \(\rm{}5.7\,cm\) and breadth is \(\rm{}3\, cm.\)

## Text Solution

**What is known?**

Dimensions of rectangle.

**What is unknown?**

Area of rectangle.

**Reasoning:**

Area of rectangle \(=\) Length \(×\) Breadth

**Steps:**

**Given:**

Length of rectangle \(=\rm{} 5.7\, cm\)

Breadth of rectangle \(= \rm{}3\, cm \)

\[\begin{align}\therefore \text{Area of rectangle} = \text{Length} × \text{Breadth}&=\rm{} 5.7× 3\\&=\rm{} 17.1\end{align}\]

Thus, the area of rectangle is \(\rm{}17.1\, cm\)