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Unformatted text preview: A = 1 2 bh, (1.24) where b is the base length and h is the height, is not always convenient to apply. Often we are presented with either the lengths of the three sides or the coordinates of the vertices (from which these lengths are easily calculated); in either case we can take a convenient side as the base , but calculating the height the perpendicular distance from the base to the opposite vertexcan require some work....
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2011 for the course MAC 2311 taught by Professor All during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.
 Fall '08
 ALL
 Calculus

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