are the lengths of the sides of a triangle.
When they satisfy the equations : , find the area of the triangle.
I got to finding the value of , but I can't progress any further.
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Another version of Heron's formula is:
Isn't there another way of solving it? I haven't learned Heron's formula yet.
Oh? I thought you did, since the is in one of the Heron's formula for the area of a triangle.. Heron's formula - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Can't we just make it end up as a right triangle or a regular triangle (without using Heron's formula) so it would actually be possible to get the area?
Something like , or .
Anyway, very useful. I didn't know Heron's formula could change like that.
Sorry, but form what is given, I can't find of any way...
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