Area of polygons worksheet

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

1 a.

trapezoid with vertices (5, 9), (6, 7), (6, 4), and (5, 2).
 
 
 
 
1 b.

parallelogram with vertices (2, 5), (6, 5), (10, 0), and (6, 0).
 
 
 
 
2 a.

trapezoid with vertices (5, 8), (7, 8), (7, 2), and (5, 3).
 
 
 
 
2 b.

trapezoid with vertices (3, 10), (10, 7), (10, 2), and (3, 5).
 
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. 

The area is 5 square units.

 
1 b. 

The area is 20 square units.

 
2 a. 

The area is 11 square units.

 
2 b. 

The area is 35 square units.

 


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