Area of polygons worksheet

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

1 a.

parallelogram with vertices (3, 8), (10, 8), (9, 4), and (2, 4).
 
 
 
 
1 b.

parallelogram with vertices (3, 7), (5, 7), (4, 4), and (2, 4).
 
 
 
 
2 a.

parallelogram with vertices (1, 6), (10, 9), (10, 5), and (1, 2).
 
 
 
 
2 b.

trapezoid with vertices (4, 9), (9, 9), (8, 3), and (1, 3).
 
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. 

The area is 28 square units.

 
1 b. 

The area is 6 square units.

 
2 a. 

The area is 36 square units.

 
2 b. 

The area is 36 square units.

 


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