# A triangle has sides with lengths: 14, 9, and 2. How do you find the area of the triangle using Heron's formula?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 20, 2016

This triangle is impossible to make.

#### Explanation:

Any triangle has a property that the sum of its any two sides is always greater than or equal to the third side.

Here let

I will now find the sum of any two sides and will check that is the property satisfied.

This is greater than

This is also greater than

This is less than

So the property for the given lengths is not satisfied therefore the given triangle can not be formed.