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I am looking to purchase a piece of property, and I need some help trying to figure out the square footage of the land.  I know that normally if I multiply the length and width I could get my answer.  However, this piece of land is an odd shape and has 3 measurements.  Can you please help me. 
My name is Linda
I am a consumer
The measurements for this piece of land is:
Thank you for your help.


Hi Linda,

If the piece of land is in the shape of a triangle, that is the three sides are straight lines, then I can find the area for you. There is an expression called Heron's Formula that expresses the area of a triangle in terms of the lengths of the three sides. When I used you dimensions I got an area of 6,208.37 square feet.



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