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# semiperimeter

The *semiperimeter* of a polygon is half of its perimeter.

Semiperimeters are most commonly used for determining the area of a triangle. The most famous example of this usage is Heron’s formula. There is also a formula for the area of a quadrilateral which involves semiperimeter.

Related:

Perimeter2, BasicPolygon

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