# How do you use Heron's formula to determine the area of a triangle with sides of that are 4, 6, and 3 units in length?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 27, 2016

(see below for use of Heron's formula)

#### Explanation:

Heron's formula tells us how to calculate the area of a triangle given the lengths of it's three sides.

If (for the general case) the lengths of the three sides are

Then

For the given triangle with sides

and