Area of polygons worksheet

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

1 a.

quadrilateral with vertices (4, 8), (8, 5), (10, 4), and (2, 1).
 
 
 
 
1 b.

quadrilateral with vertices (0, 8), (8, 9), (10, 3), and (2, 4).
 
 
 
 
2 a.

quadrilateral with vertices (5, 7), (10, 6), (7, 2), and (4, 0).
 
 
 
 
2 b.

quadrilateral with vertices (3, 10), (10, 9), (7, 1), and (1, 3).
 
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. 

The area is 24 square units.

 
1 b. 

The area is 40 square units.

 
2 a. 

The area is 21 square units.

 
2 b. 

The area is 52.5 square units.

 


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