From:  (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