Find the area of a triangle using a determinant.

As the vertices of the triangle are moved, the entries of the matrix are instantly updated so that the area of the triangle is equal to 1/2 of the absolute value of the determinant.

 

Chris Mizell

 
Resource Type
Activity
Tags
area  determinant  exploration  matrices  triangle  triangles 
Target Group (Age)
15 – 19+
Language
English (United States)
 
 
 
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