Area of polygons worksheet

Findtheareaoftheshapeswhentheirverticesaregiven.

1 a.

parallelogram with vertices (-9, 1), (3, 2), (3, -3), and (-9, -4).
 
 
1 b.

triangle with vertices (-2, -4), (-2, -7), and (-1, -4).
 
 
2 a.

triangle with vertices (-9, -3), (-9, 3), and (1, -3).
 
 
2 b.

parallelogram with vertices (-2, 6), (2, 5), (2, -9), and (-2, -8).
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. 

The area is 60 square units.

 
1 b. 

The area is 1.5 square units.

 
2 a. 

The area is 30 square units.

 
2 b. 

The area is 56 square units.

 


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