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Find the maximum area of a triangle in which the length of one side is 6 and the sum of the lengths of the other two sides is 10.

 Dec 8, 2019
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The maximum area will be that of an isosceles triangle in which you have the 3 sides =5, 5, 6.

 

Using Heron's formula for the area, you get:

 

Area = 12 sq. units.

 Dec 8, 2019

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