ERIC Number: EJ464703
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Heron's Remarkable Triangle Area Formula.
Oliver, Bernard M.
Mathematics Teacher, v86 n2 p160-63 Feb 1993
Presents Heron's original geometric proof to his formula to calculate the area of a triangle. Attempts to improve on this proof by supplying a chain of reasoning that leads quickly from premises to the conclusion. (MDH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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