- Discover the determinant method for finding the areas of triangles and quadrilaterals
- scalar multiple
- convex/concave polygons
About the Lesson
This lesson involves using determinants of matrices as a tool to find the areas of triangles and quadrilaterals. As a result, students will:
- Identify the correct scalar multiple for the determinant expression to find the area of a triangle.
- Identify the determinate expression to find the area of a quadrilateral.