Area of polygons worksheet

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

1 a.

pentagon with vertices (-8, 4), (-3, 10), (6, 8), (7, -7), and (-3, -5).
 
 
1 b.

quadrilateral with vertices (-10, 5), (8, 0), (7, -9), and (-10, -8).
 
 
2 a.

hexagon with vertices (-7, 0), (1, 8), (5, 4), (4, -8), (-4, -2), and (-10, -8).
 
 
2 b.

pentagon with vertices (-5, 8), (0, 6), (8, 8), (9, -10), and (-5, -1).
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. 

The area is 179 square units.

 
1 b. 

The area is 194 square units.

 
2 a. 

The area is 116 square units.

 
2 b. 

The area is 167 square units.

 


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