Heron's formula is otherwise called as Hero's formula. The term is named after Hero of Alexandria, a Greek mathematician and engineer. In general we use the formula 1/2 x b x h to find the area of the triangle, here b is the base and h is the height. Whereas Heron's formula is used to determine the area by knowing the values of three sides of the triangle.
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