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The Area of a Triangle

The Area of a Triangle image This activity includes an Excel file and a Java fileto experiment with interactive triangles.
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Author: Jim Dildine
Date Created: 12/30/1998
Last Modified: N/A

Detailed Description:

The area of a triangle can be calculated using a formula attributed to Heron of Alexandria. This calculation requires that the lengths of all three sides be known. This activity includes an Excel file to calculate the area of a triangle and also includes Java Files to experiment with interactive triangles. One can explore the Triangle inequality Theorem whil exmining the acceptable ranges for the third side of triangle.

Resource Type:
Lesson (Lessons that don't include any sort of interactive component.)
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