Area of polygons worksheet

Findtheareaoftheshapeswhentheirverticesaregiven.

1 a.

triangle with vertices (2, 8), (2, 10), and (10, 8).
 
 
1 b.

triangle with vertices (6, -2), (6, 8), and (-6, -2).
 
 
2 a.

triangle with vertices (5, -4), (5, 10), and (-5, -4).
 
 
2 b.

triangle with vertices (10, -4), (10, 4), and (2, -4).
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. 

The area is 8 square units.

 
1 b. 

The area is 60 square units.

 
2 a. 

The area is 70 square units.

 
2 b. 

The area is 32 square units.

 


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