Area of polygons worksheet

Findtheareaoftheshapeswhentheirverticesaregiven.

1 a.

parallelogram with vertices (-6, 2), (2, 2), (3, -3), and (-5, -3).
 
 
1 b.

trapezoid with vertices (-9, 1), (3, 1), (2, -2), and (-10, -2).
 
 
2 a.

triangle with vertices (-9, -5), (-9, 4), and (-5, -5).
 
 
2 b.

parallelogram with vertices (0, 10), (6, 10), (3, -5), and (-3, -5).
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. 

The area is 40 square units.

 
1 b. 

The area is 36 square units.

 
2 a. 

The area is 18 square units.

 
2 b. 

The area is 90 square units.

 


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