Area of polygons worksheet

Findtheareaoftheshapeswhentheirverticesaregiven

1 a.

triangle with vertices (-46, -20), (-46, -3), and (23, -20).
 
 
1 b.

triangle with vertices (-9, -43), (-9, -46), and (40, -43).
 
 
2 a.

parallelogram with vertices (-19, 27), (37, 27), (22, -7), and (-34, -7).
 
 
2 b.

trapezoid with vertices (-47, 47), (37, 47), (11, -41), and (-14, -41).
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. 

The area is 586.5 square units.

 
1 b. 

The area is 73.5 square units.

 
2 a. 

The area is 1904 square units.

 
2 b. 

The area is 4796 square units.

 


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