Area of polygons worksheet

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

1 a.

trapezoid with vertices (-13, 24), (1, 24), (7, -39), and (-38, -39).
 
 
 
 
1 b.

trapezoid with vertices (-24, 5), (30, 37), (30, -20), and (-24, -49).
 
 
 
 
2 a.

trapezoid with vertices (-7, 48), (12, 9), (12, -26), and (-7, -26).
 
 
 
 
2 b.

triangle with vertices (-35, -41), (-35, 48), and (9, -41).
 
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. 

The area is 1858.5 square units.

 
1 b. 

The area is 2997 square units.

 
2 a. 

The area is 1035.5 square units.

 
2 b. 

The area is 1958 square units.

 


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