From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Col. G. L. Sicherman) Newsgroups: sci.math Subject: Re: Heron-type formulas Date: 12 Jun 90 13:03:49 GMT Organization: Jack of Clubs Precision Instruments Co.
My favorite "Heron-type" formula is Brahmagupta's formula for the maximum area of a quadrilateral: KK = (s - a)(s - b)(s - c)(s - d) Does *this* have n-dimensional analogues? -:- Most people hate egotists. They remind them of themselves. I love egotists. They remind me of me. --R. Smullyan -- Col. G. L. Sicherman email@example.com.COM