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Maximizing the Area of a Quadrilateral
by Thomas Peter (University of Arkansas at Little Rock)This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
Subject classification(s): Calculus
Applicable Course(s): 3.1 Mainstream Calculus I
Given the lengths for four sides, the quadrilateral of maximum area is cyclic, i.e., its vertices lie on a circle.
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Capsule Course Topic(s): One-Variable Calculus | Differentiation: General Applications
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