Area of polygons worksheet

Findtheareaoftheshapeswhentheirverticesaregiven.

1 a.

pentagon with vertices (-6, 10), (-1, 2), (9, 6), (9, -3), and (-2, -6).
 
 
1 b.

pentagon with vertices (-7, 6), (1, 7), (7, 5), (10, -10), and (-10, -8).
 
 
2 a.

quadrilateral with vertices (-10, 0), (4, 1), (3, -9), and (-2, -8).
 
 
2 b.

hexagon with vertices (-4, 6), (-3, 4), (9, 1), (9, -1), (-3, -5), and (-6, -4).
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. 

The area is 111.5 square units.

 
1 b. 

The area is 257.5 square units.

 
2 a. 

The area is 85.5 square units.

 
2 b. 

The area is 86.5 square units.

 


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