Consider the points P(1,0) and Q(0,1) on the unit circle. For which point R(cos(theta),sin(theta)) on the unit circle, is the area of the triangle PQR maximal?
Hint - It might be easier to use vectors to calculate the area of the triangle.
The Attempt at a Solution
I'm really not sure how to approach this question. It's part of an integration question set. A wild guess would assume cos(pi/4) and sin(pi/4) would be the co-ordinates that would give a maximal area but I'm not sure if that's right or how to prove it.
Thanks for any help.