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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heron%27s_formula

In geometry, Heron's formula (sometimes called Hero's formula), named after Hero of Alexandria, gives the area of a triangle by requiring no arbitrary choice of side as base or vertex as origin, contrary to other formulas for the area of a triangle, .... The formula is credited to Heron (or Hero) of Alexandria, and a proof can be ...

www.basic-mathematics.com/proof-of-the-area-of-a-trapezoid.html

Find here a nifty proof of the area of a trapezoid using some basic math concepts. ... Average base of a trapezoid shown in red. Then, make 4 triangles as shown below: Trapezoid turned into a rectangle ... Formula of the area of a trapezoid ...

This page describes how to derive the forumula for the area of a trapezoid, by creating a parallelogram from two congruent trapezoids. The equation is then ...

Jan 12, 2013 ... Mathematics revision video that shows you how to derive the formula for the area of a trapezium using a triangle and rectangle. If you want ...

illuminations.nctm.org/Lesson.aspx?id=1893

The main portion of this lesson involves the derivation of an area formula for trapezoids. Prior to that, allow students some exploration time. Ask them to suggest ...

www.mathsteacher.com.au/year8/ch12_area/04_trap/trap.htm

Finding a formula for the area of a trapezium and applying this to problems.