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Hero's formula
[
heer
-ohz]
/ˈhɪər oʊz/
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noun
,
Geometry.
1.
the formula for the area of a triangle when the sides are given: for a triangle with sides
a, b,
and
c,
the area is equal to
, where
s
is equal to one half the perimeter of the triangle.
Origin of
Hero's formula
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named after
Hero
of Alexandria
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