Area of polygons worksheet

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

1 a.

parallelogram with vertices (-5, 9), (4, 9), (8, 0), and (-1, 0).
 
 
1 b.

trapezoid with vertices (-7, 4), (4, 4), (8, -4), and (-3, -4).
 
 
2 a.

trapezoid with vertices (-8, 8), (6, 3), (6, -7), and (-8, -7).
 
 
2 b.

trapezoid with vertices (-2, 3), (10, 5), (10, -5), and (-2, -1).
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. 

The area is 81 square units.

 
1 b. 

The area is 88 square units.

 
2 a. 

The area is 175 square units.

 
2 b. 

The area is 84 square units.

 


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