Area of polygons worksheet

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

1 a.

parallelogram with vertices (-6, 0), (1, 0), (6, -8), and (-1, -8).
 
 
 
 
1 b.

parallelogram with vertices (-3, 10), (10, 1), (10, -10), and (-3, -1).
 
 
 
 
2 a.

trapezoid with vertices (-1, 3), (9, 3), (4, -3), and (-10, -3).
 
 
 
 
2 b.

parallelogram with vertices (0, 8), (3, 8), (0, -5), and (-3, -5).
 
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. 

The area is 56 square units.

 
1 b. 

The area is 143 square units.

 
2 a. 

The area is 72 square units.

 
2 b. 

The area is 39 square units.

 


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