Centroid of Rectangle

Centroid of rectangle lies at intersection of two diagonals. Diagonals intersect at width (b/2) from reference x-axis and at height (h/2) from reference y-axis. As shown below.

Centroid of rectangular areas



  1. Find the centroid of rectangular wall whose height is 12 ft. and base length of wall is 24 ft.


Centroid of rectangular section lies where two diagonals intersect each other.


Centroid of rectangular wall

Hence, centroid from reference Y-axis


Centroid from reference X-axis;




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