Area of polygons worksheet

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

1 a.

parallelogram with vertices (-46, 40), (30, 40), (39, -49), and (-37, -49).
 
 
 
 
1 b.

trapezoid with vertices (-25, 45), (25, 45), (47, -1), and (-40, -1).
 
 
 
 
2 a.

parallelogram with vertices (-5, 14), (38, 7), (38, -50), and (-5, -43).
 
 
 
 
2 b.

triangle with vertices (-38, -40), (-38, 38), and (-19, -40).
 
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. 

The area is 6764 square units.

 
1 b. 

The area is 3151 square units.

 
2 a. 

The area is 2451 square units.

 
2 b. 

The area is 741 square units.

 


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