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Factoring Heron

A new proof is given for the equivalence of Heron's formula and the Pythagorean theorem.
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3784
MSC Codes: 
97G40
Author(s): 
Vaughan Pratt (Stanford University Emeritus)
Publication Date: 
Monday, October 31, 2011
Original Publication Source: 
College Mathematics Journal
Original Publication Date: 
January, 2009
Subject(s): 
Geometry and Topology
Plane Geometry
Triangles
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Rating Count: 
5.00
Rating Sum: 
15.00
Rating Average: 
3.00
Applicable Course(s): 
2.2 Trigonometry
4.10 Math for High School Teachers
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Monday, October 31, 2011
Average: 2.7 (6 votes)

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