• Language

C

• Description

Write a program that prompts the user to enter the tree points (x1, y1), (x2, y2), and (x3, y3) of a triangle and displays its area.
The formula for computing the area of a triangle is:
s = (side1 + side2 + side3) / 2
area = sqrt(s * (s - side1) * (s - side2) * (s - side3))

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#include <stdio.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <math.h>

int main (void)
{
float area, s, side1, side2, side3;
float x1, x2, x3, y1, y2;
float y3;
printf ("Enter the value of x1: ");
scanf ("%f", &x1);
(void) getchar ();
printf ("Enter the value of x2: ");
scanf ("%f", &x2);
(void) getchar ();
printf ("Enter the value of x3: ");
scanf ("%f", &x3);
(void) getchar ();
printf ("Enter the value of y1: ");
scanf ("%f", &y1);
(void) getchar ();
printf ("Enter the value of y2: ");
scanf ("%f", &y2);
(void) getchar ();
printf ("Enter the value of y3: ");
scanf ("%f", &y3);
(void) getchar ();
side1=sqrt((x1-x2)*(x1-x2)+(y1-y2)*(y1-y2));
side2=sqrt((x2-x3)*(x2-x3)+(y2-y3)*(y2-y3));
side3=sqrt((x3-x1)*(x3-x1)+(y3-y1)*(y3-y1));
s=(side1+side2+side3)/2;
area=sqrt(s*(s-side1)*(s-side2)*(s-side3));
printf ("Value of area: %g\n", area);
printf ("Value of s: %g\n", s);
printf ("Value of side1: %g\n", side1);
printf ("Value of side2: %g\n", side2);
printf ("Value of side3: %g\n", side3);
putchar ('\n');
system ("pause");
return EXIT_SUCCESS;
}