Hi there, have a go at Heron's formula
where
Heron's formula - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the course of my trigonometry work I came upon a question that seems deceptively simple:
A triangle has sides, 18, 27, 36. What is it's area?
I'm betting that all I have to do is multiply 18*27 then divide by 2 resulting in an answer:
However, I have a feeling that I might be missing a step or two, so am I not thinking this through enough, or am I just looking to hard?
Hi there, have a go at Heron's formula
where
Heron's formula - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia