Area of polygons worksheet

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

1 a.

parallelogram with vertices (-2, 7), (7, 7), (7, -10), and (-2, -10).
 
 
 
 
1 b.

trapezoid with vertices (-9, 9), (1, 3), (1, -7), and (-9, -7).
 
 
 
 
2 a.

parallelogram with vertices (-4, 6), (8, 7), (8, -8), and (-4, -9).
 
 
 
 
2 b.

parallelogram with vertices (-3, 6), (2, 8), (2, -8), and (-3, -10).
 
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. 

The area is 153 square units.

 
1 b. 

The area is 130 square units.

 
2 a. 

The area is 180 square units.

 
2 b. 

The area is 80 square units.

 


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