# A triangle has sides with lengths: 1, 8, and 3. How do you find the area of the triangle using Heron's formula?

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Jan 5, 2016

The quickest way to realize this doesn't form a triangle is to realize that the Triangle Inequality Theorem doesn't hold.

The Triangle Inequality Theorem states that the sum of any two sides of a triangle must be greater than the remaining side.

Since