Area of polygons worksheet

Findtheareaoftheshapeswhentheirverticesaregiven.

1 a.

parallelogram with vertices (-3, 1), (9, 9), (9, 7), and (-3, -1).
 
 
1 b.

trapezoid with vertices (-6, 9), (1, 5), (1, -5), and (-6, -5).
 
 
2 a.

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

parallelogram with vertices (-2, 6), (7, 10), (7, -3), and (-2, -7).
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. 

The area is 24 square units.

 
1 b. 

The area is 84 square units.

 
2 a. 

The area is 275.5 square units.

 
2 b. 

The area is 117 square units.

 


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