Area of polygons worksheet

Findtheareaoftheshapeswhentheirverticesaregiven.

1 a.

triangle with vertices (6, -10), (6, 3), and (2, -10).
 
 
1 b.

trapezoid with vertices (0, 0), (8, 0), (7, -4), and (-1, -4).
 
 
2 a.

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

triangle with vertices (-5, 10), (-5, -9), and (7, 10).
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. 

The area is 26 square units.

 
1 b. 

The area is 32 square units.

 
2 a. 

The area is 39 square units.

 
2 b. 

The area is 114 square units.

 


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