#### Heron's formula

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Heron's formula gives the area of a triangle when the lengths of all three sides are known. Given the lengths of the three sides of a triangle, a, b, c, the area of the triangle can be determined as

A = \sqrt{s(s-a)(s-b)(s-c)}

where s = \dfrac{a+b+c}{2} , semi-perimeter of the triangle.

The formula can be transformed to the following interesting forms.

A = \sqrt{s(s-a)(s-b)(s-c)}