Area of polygons worksheet

Findtheareaoftheshapeswhentheirverticesaregiven.

1 a.

trapezoid with vertices (0, 4), (6, 6), (6, -4), and (0, -7).
 
 
1 b.

parallelogram with vertices (-2, 4), (8, 4), (9, -5), and (-1, -5).
 
 
2 a.

parallelogram with vertices (-8, 4), (5, 4), (7, -7), and (-6, -7).
 
 
2 b.

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

1 a. 

The area is 63 square units.

 
1 b. 

The area is 90 square units.

 
2 a. 

The area is 143 square units.

 
2 b. 

The area is 25 square units.

 


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