Area of polygons worksheet

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

1 a.

trapezoid with vertices (2, 6), (10, 10), (10, 4), and (2, 5).
 
 
 
 
1 b.

parallelogram with vertices (0, 8), (6, 9), (6, 3), and (0, 2).
 
 
 
 
2 a.

triangle with vertices (10, 1), (10, 0), and (2, 1).
 
 
 
 
2 b.

parallelogram with vertices (0, 9), (10, 7), (10, 2), and (0, 4).
 
 
 
 
Page 2

Answer Key

1 a. 

The area is 28 square units.

 
1 b. 

The area is 36 square units.

 
2 a. 

The area is 4 square units.

 
2 b. 

The area is 50 square units.

 


Copying permission: You are free to copy this worksheet to any number of students for their mathematics work. Do not distribute on websites, books, or any such material without permission. Copyright www.HomeschoolMath.net