Area of polygons worksheet

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

1 a.

parallelogram with vertices (-17, 29), (48, 12), (48, -30), and (-17, -13).
 
 
 
 
1 b.

trapezoid with vertices (-27, 25), (6, 11), (6, -44), and (-27, -11).
 
 
 
 
2 a.

trapezoid with vertices (-49, 43), (41, 43), (4, -9), and (-41, -9).
 
 
 
 
2 b.

parallelogram with vertices (-1, 28), (21, 28), (28, -13), and (6, -13).
 
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. 

The area is 2730 square units.

 
1 b. 

The area is 1501.5 square units.

 
2 a. 

The area is 3510 square units.

 
2 b. 

The area is 902 square units.

 


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