Area of polygons worksheet

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

1 a.

trapezoid with vertices (-2, 2), (2, 5), (2, 0), and (-2, -5).
 
 
 
 
1 b.

trapezoid with vertices (-6, 9), (10, 5), (10, -9), and (-6, -2).
 
 
 
 
2 a.

trapezoid with vertices (-1, 2), (2, 6), (2, -6), and (-1, 0).
 
 
 
 
2 b.

parallelogram with vertices (-1, 2), (8, 6), (8, -6), and (-1, -10).
 
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. 

The area is 24 square units.

 
1 b. 

The area is 200 square units.

 
2 a. 

The area is 21 square units.

 
2 b. 

The area is 108 square units.

 


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