Area of polygons worksheet

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

1 a.

parallelogram with vertices (-48, 27), (59, 96), (59, -28), and (-48, -97).
 
 
 
 
1 b.

triangle with vertices (49, 85), (49, -32), and (2, 85).
 
 
 
 
2 a.

trapezoid with vertices (-20, 21), (100, 21), (18, -87), and (-81, -87).
 
 
 
 
2 b.

triangle with vertices (-86, 81), (-86, -72), and (-68, 81).
 
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. 

The area is 13268 square units.

 
1 b. 

The area is 2749.5 square units.

 
2 a. 

The area is 11826 square units.

 
2 b. 

The area is 1377 square units.

 


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