How can i use Heron's Formula for finding the area of a rhombus?

Asked by  | 8th Nov, 2009, 11:29: AM

Expert Answer:

Area of rhombus = 2  x  Area of triangle formed by one diagonal and two sides. Here's an example:

Question:   The perimeter of rhombus is 48 cm. One of the diagonals is 16 cm. What is its area.


Perimeter = 48 cm

Area of ACD :

Area of the rhombus = 2 x Area of the triangle

Answered by  | 12th Nov, 2009, 12:49: PM

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