Chapter 17: Areas and Volumes of Parallel Sided Figures

 

Introduction

We will now make what will appear to be a digression, and discuss the geometric concept of area, and volume and such like things.

Topics

17.1 Signed Areas and Volumes

17.2 Representing Parallel Sided Figures

17.3 Properties of Determinants

17.4 Evaluating Determinants

17.5 The Alice in Wonderland Method for Evaluating Determinants on a Spreadsheet

17.6 Solving Several Simultaneous Linear Equations in Several Variables

17.7 Implementing Cramer's Rule on a Spreadsheet