# How do you use Heron's formula to find the area of a triangle with sides of lengths #15 #, #16 #, and #14 #?

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#### Explanation:

Heron's formula says that:

For this triangle,

Know more than the other students! Archimedes' Theorem is a modern form of Heron's Formula. We set

#### Explanation:

Archimedes' Theorem is usually superior to Heron's Formula.

Given a triangle with sides

No semiperimeter, no fractions till the end, no multiple square roots when given coordinates. We're free to choose whichever form is convenient and assign