Area of polygons worksheet

Findtheareaoftheshapeswhentheirverticesaregiven.

1 a.

parallelogram with vertices (-32, 40), (47, 39), (47, -37), and (-32, -36).
 
 
1 b.

trapezoid with vertices (-30, 46), (9, 27), (9, -18), and (-30, -20).
 
 
2 a.

triangle with vertices (29, 19), (29, 39), and (34, 19).
 
 
2 b.

triangle with vertices (-7, 31), (-7, 11), and (12, 31).
 
 
Page 2

Answer Key

1 a. 

The area is 6004 square units.

 
1 b. 

The area is 2164.5 square units.

 
2 a. 

The area is 50 square units.

 
2 b. 

The area is 190 square units.

 


Copying permission: You are free to copy this worksheet to any number of students for their mathematics work. Do not distribute on websites, books, or any such material without permission. Copyright www.HomeschoolMath.net