Heron's formula

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A triangle wi sides a, b, an c.

In geometry, Heron's formula (sometimes cried Hero's formula), named efter Hero o Alexandria,[1] gies the aurie o a triangle bi requirin no arbitrar chyce o side as base or vertex as origin, contrar tae ither formulas for the aurie o a triangle, such as hauf the base times the hicht or hauf the norm o a cross product o twa sides.

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  1. "Fórmula de Herón para calcular el área de cualquier triángulo" (in Spanish). Retrieved 30 June 2012.