What is the area of a triangle with sides 8, 10, 16

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The area of a triangle with sides 8, 10 and 16 has to be determined. This can be done using Heron's Formula that gives the area of a triangle with sides a, b and c as `sqrt(s*(s-a)*(s-b)*(s-c))` where s = `(a+b+c)/2`

Substituting the length of the sides s = `(8...

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The area of a triangle with sides 8, 10 and 16 has to be determined. This can be done using Heron's Formula that gives the area of a triangle with sides a, b and c as `sqrt(s*(s-a)*(s-b)*(s-c))` where s = `(a+b+c)/2`

Substituting the length of the sides s = `(8 +10+16)/2` = 17

Area= `sqrt(17*9*7*1)` = `sqrt 1071`

The area of the given triangle is `sqrt 1071` .

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