Area of polygons worksheet

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

1 a.

trapezoid with vertices (-41, 7), (40, 7), (5, -96), and (-97, -96).
 
 
 
 
1 b.

parallelogram with vertices (-2, 72), (22, 14), (22, -79), and (-2, -21).
 
 
 
 
2 a.

parallelogram with vertices (-22, 16), (57, 16), (88, -33), and (9, -33).
 
 
 
 
2 b.

trapezoid with vertices (-74, 10), (49, 10), (2, -52), and (-53, -52).
 
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. 

The area is 9424.5 square units.

 
1 b. 

The area is 2232 square units.

 
2 a. 

The area is 3871 square units.

 
2 b. 

The area is 5518 square units.

 


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