Area of polygons worksheet

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

1 a.

triangle with vertices (4, 6), (6, 10), and (0, 10).
 
 
 
 
1 b.

quadrilateral with vertices (0, 8), (6, 7), (7, 5), and (2, 3).
 
 
 
 
2 a.

triangle with vertices (6, 3), (1, 8), and (4, 8).
 
 
 
 
2 b.

quadrilateral with vertices (1, 6), (9, 7), (5, 0), and (4, 1).
 
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. 

The area is 12 square units.

 
1 b. 

The area is 20 square units.

 
2 a. 

The area is 7.5 square units.

 
2 b. 

The area is 27 square units.

 


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