Area of polygons worksheet

Find the area of the shapes when their vertices are given.

1 a.

pentagon with vertices (0, 8), (6, 9), (9, 6), (7, 3), and (1, 0).
 
 
 
 
1 b.

pentagon with vertices (0, 5), (4, 9), (9, 9), (5, 4), and (3, 2).
 
 
 
 
2 a.

quadrilateral with vertices (0, 5), (8, 8), (5, 5), and (4, 3).
 
 
 
 
2 b.

pentagon with vertices (0, 6), (6, 7), (7, 6), (7, 0), and (2, 0).
 
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. 

The area is 51.5 square units.

 
1 b. 

The area is 30.5 square units.

 
2 a. 

The area is 12.5 square units.

 
2 b. 

The area is 39.5 square units.

 


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