skspatial.objects.Triangle.area

Triangle.area() numpy.float64[source]

Return the area of the triangle.

The points are the vertices of the triangle. They must be 3D or less.

Returns
np.float64

The area of the triangle.

References

http://mathworld.wolfram.com/TriangleArea.html

Examples

>>> from skspatial.objects import Triangle
>>> Triangle([0, 0], [0, 1], [1, 0]).area()
0.5
>>> Triangle([0, 0], [0, 2], [1, 1]).area()
1.0
>>> Triangle([3, -5, 1], [5, 2, 1], [9, 4, 2]).area().round(2)
12.54