Pre-Calculus

Draw the picture and find the area of the parcel of land. Circle your to partial areas and your total area. You start herman a corn and walk 300 yards due north. Then, you turn N 63 degrees E and walk 260 yards. Then, you turn S 55 degrees E and walk 240 yards. Then, you walk back to the little acorns.

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  1. If you label the 4 points A,B,C,D then it is easy to find the lengths of the 4 sides. Now, the length of AC is 551.

    Now you have two triangles, and you know all the sides, so you can use Heron's formula to get the areas.

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