Area of polygons worksheet

Findtheareaoftheshapeswhentheirverticesaregiven.

1 a.

parallelogram with vertices (5, 6), (10, 6), (6, 5), and (1, 5).
 
 
1 b.

triangle with vertices (7, 6), (7, 0), and (9, 6).
 
 
2 a.

triangle with vertices (5, 2), (5, 7), and (8, 2).
 
 
2 b.

trapezoid with vertices (3, 6), (9, 9), (9, 1), and (3, 0).
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. 

The area is 5 square units.

 
1 b. 

The area is 6 square units.

 
2 a. 

The area is 7.5 square units.

 
2 b. 

The area is 42 square units.

 


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