Question
Wed February 27, 2013 By: Surabhi Soman
 

Find the area of rhombus using section formula if it vertices are (3,0) (4,5) (-1,4) and (-2,-1) taken in order .

Expert Reply
Thu February 28, 2013
Area of a rhombus can't be computed using section formula. By using section formula we can only find coordinates of a point and here, since all the 4 vertices are known, we don't need to use the section formula. 
 
However, using the distance formula, we can compute the area as shown below - 
 
 
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