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Asked Nov 25, 2019
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Find the area of a triangular garden if the sides are approximately 7 feet, 8 feet, and 14 feet (to the nearest square foot).

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Expert Answer

Step 1

Let the given sides of the triangles are a, b and c.

a = 7 feet

b = 8 feet

c = 14 feet

Step 2

Formula used:

Heron’s Formula:

Semi Perimeter
a bc
2
Area of Triangle -
Area s(s-a)(5 - b)(s -c)
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Semi Perimeter a bc 2 Area of Triangle - Area s(s-a)(5 - b)(s -c)

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Step 3

Semi-perimeter of the triang...

a bc
2
7+8+14
2
29
2
s =14.5
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a bc 2 7+8+14 2 29 2 s =14.5

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