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## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : Find The Area Of A Triangle Using Heron's Formula (Sss)

Find the exact area of a triangle with side lengths of , , and .

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Use the Heron's Formula:

Solve for .

Solve for the area.

### Example Question #2 : Find The Area Of A Triangle Using Heron's Formula (Sss)

What is the area of a triangle with side lengths , , and ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

We can solve this question using Heron's Formula. Heron's Formula states that:

The semiperimeter is

where , , are the sides of a triangle.

Then the area is

So if we plug in

So the area is

### Example Question #1 : Area Of A Triangle

What is the area of a triangle with sides , , and ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

We can solve this question using Heron's Formula. Heron's Formula states that:

The semiperimeter is

where , , are the sides of a triangle.

Then the area is

So if we plug in

So the area is

### Example Question #51 : Trigonometric Applications

What is the area of a triangle with side lengths of , , and ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

We can solve this question using Heron's Formula. Heron's Formula states that:

The semiperimeter is

where , , are the sides of a triangle.

Then the area is

So if we plug in

So the area is

### Example Question #5 : Find The Area Of A Triangle Using Heron's Formula (Sss)

What is the area of a triangle with side lengths , , and ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

We can solve this question using Heron's Formula. Heron's Formula states that:

The semiperimeter is

where , , are the sides of a triangle.

Then the area is

So if we plug in

So the area is

### Example Question #6 : Find The Area Of A Triangle Using Heron's Formula (Sss)

What is the area of a triangle with side lengths , , and ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

We can solve this question using Heron's Formula. Heron's Formula states that:

The semiperimeter is

where , , are the sides of a triangle.

Then the area is

So if we plug in

So the area is

### Example Question #7 : Find The Area Of A Triangle Using Heron's Formula (Sss)

What is the area of a triangle with side lengths , , and ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

We can solve this question using Heron's Formula. Heron's Formula states that:

The semiperimeter is

where , , are the sides of a triangle.

Then the area is

So if we plug in

So the area is

### Example Question #1 : Find The Area Of A Triangle Using Heron's Formula (Sss)

What is the area of a triangle with side lengths , , and ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

We can solve this question using Heron's Formula. Heron's Formula states that:

The semiperimeter is

where , , are the sides of a triangle.

Then the area is

So if we plug in

So the area is

### Example Question #2 : Find The Area Of A Triangle Using Heron's Formula (Sss)

What is the area of a triangle if the sides of a triangle are , , and ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

We can solve this question using Heron's Formula. Heron's Formula states that:

The semiperimeter is

where , , are the sides of a triangle.

Then the area is

So if we plug in

So the area is

### Example Question #10 : Find The Area Of A Triangle Using Heron's Formula (Sss)

The triangular fence of the T-rex in Jurassic park has sides a,b, and c measuring 100m, 110m, and 120m respectively. What is area of its enclosure?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Use Heron's formula to calculate the area:

A, B, and C are side lengths and s is calculated by:

.

Calculate s:

Plug side lengths and s into Heron's formula:

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