Area of polygons worksheet

Findtheareaoftheshapeswhentheirverticesaregiven.

1 a.

triangle with vertices (2, 5), (2, 1), and (10, 5).
 
 
1 b.

trapezoid with vertices (0, 6), (10, 6), (7, -6), and (-4, -6).
 
 
2 a.

triangle with vertices (7, -9), (7, -1), and (9, -9).
 
 
2 b.

parallelogram with vertices (-3, 1), (1, 6), (1, 3), and (-3, -2).
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. 

The area is 16 square units.

 
1 b. 

The area is 126 square units.

 
2 a. 

The area is 8 square units.

 
2 b. 

The area is 12 square units.

 


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