UCSS Math I 3.3.2 Example 3

Use the determinant to find the area of the following triangle.
  1. Identify the coordinates of the vertices.
  2. Use the formula in the applet to translate the triangle.
  3. Find the determinant of the given matrix.
  4. Find the area of the triangle.
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