Area of polygons worksheet

Findtheareaoftheshapeswhentheirverticesaregiven.

1 a.

trapezoid with vertices (-2, 2), (6, 2), (8, -3), and (-5, -3).
 
 
1 b.

triangle with vertices (-4, 8), (-4, -7), and (-1, 8).
 
 
2 a.

trapezoid with vertices (-1, 0), (3, 0), (3, -6), and (-3, -6).
 
 
2 b.

triangle with vertices (-6, -9), (-6, 9), and (-1, -9).
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. 

The area is 52.5 square units.

 
1 b. 

The area is 22.5 square units.

 
2 a. 

The area is 30 square units.

 
2 b. 

The area is 45 square units.

 


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