Area of polygons worksheet

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

1 a.

parallelogram with vertices (-3, 0), (1, 9), (1, 0), and (-3, -9).
 
 
 
 
1 b.

parallelogram with vertices (-8, 0), (10, 2), (10, -7), and (-8, -9).
 
 
 
 
2 a.

trapezoid with vertices (-4, 2), (3, 5), (3, -7), and (-4, -4).
 
 
 
 
2 b.

parallelogram with vertices (-6, 9), (2, 9), (8, -3), and (0, -3).
 
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. 

The area is 36 square units.

 
1 b. 

The area is 162 square units.

 
2 a. 

The area is 63 square units.

 
2 b. 

The area is 96 square units.

 


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