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Unformatted text preview: ] . (HINT: This is done on pages 10931094.) 17.4b. Note that if C is the line segment connecting the point ( a, b ) to the point ( c, d ) then, C x dy-y dx = ad-bc. Show (using Greens theorem) that if ( a, b ) , ( c, d ) , and ( e, f ) are the vertices of a triangle, then the area of the triangle is given by the formula 1 / 2[( ad-cb ) + ( cf-ed ) + ( eb-af )] . 17.4c. Generalize the above problem by doing Problem 21 of 17.4 in Stewarts Multivariable Calculus ....
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This homework help was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course MATH 215 taught by Professor Fish during the Winter '08 term at University of Michigan.
- Winter '08
- Multivariable Calculus