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Triangles with no area (Posted on 2009-12-30) Difficulty: 1 of 5
A little disconcertingly I generated the data of a triangle with integral sides in a spreadsheet. The area calculation suggested that it had zero area.

Knowing there was an obvious contradiction I wrote a computer listing to see if there were others which fitted this situation, and yes, there was an infinite number.

Clearly I am doing something wrong, explain.

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re(2): Removal?brianjn2010-01-01 20:04:08
re: Removal?Jer2010-01-01 14:15:17
Removal?brianjn2009-12-31 20:15:46
re(3): most likely way - and apologyCharlie2009-12-31 13:23:39
re(2): most likely way - and apologybrianjn2009-12-30 23:52:06
re(3): most likely waybrianjn2009-12-30 20:10:03
re(2): most likely wayCharlie2009-12-30 19:18:44
re: most likely waybrianjn2009-12-30 19:04:37
Some Thoughtsmost likely wayCharlie2009-12-30 13:44:29
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