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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 for the area of a quadrilateralMathworldPlanetmath which involves semiperimeter.

Title semiperimeter
Canonical name Semiperimeter
Date of creation 2013-03-22 16:58:13
Last modified on 2013-03-22 16:58:13
Owner Wkbj79 (1863)
Last modified by Wkbj79 (1863)
Numerical id 9
Author Wkbj79 (1863)
Entry type Definition
Classification msc 51-00
Related topic Perimeter2
Related topic BasicPolygon