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Area of a triangle Math Studies

Postby hill » Mon Apr 15, 2013 7:22 pm

IB Mathematical Studies SL – Trigonometry, Area of a triangle

How can we find the area of a triangle ABC with sides

and included angle ?

Thanks!
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Re: Area of a triangle Math Studies

Postby elizabeth » Mon Apr 15, 2013 7:32 pm

IB Mathematical Studies SL – Trigonometry, Area of a triangle

The area of a triangle is a half of the product of two sides and the sine of the included angle.



Therefore in your case we have the following



Hope these help!!
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Re: Area of a triangle Math Studies

Postby hill » Mon Apr 15, 2013 7:45 pm

Thanks Elisabeth!!
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