Area of polygons worksheet

Findtheareaoftheshapeswhentheirverticesaregiven.

1 a.

triangle with vertices (15, -22), (15, 6), and (-3, -22).
 
 
1 b.

parallelogram with vertices (-18, 48), (2, 48), (44, -31), and (24, -31).
 
 
2 a.

trapezoid with vertices (-34, 34), (23, 34), (30, -10), and (-50, -10).
 
 
2 b.

parallelogram with vertices (-49, 50), (4, 48), (4, -48), and (-49, -46).
 
 
Page 2

Answer Key

1 a. 

The area is 252 square units.

 
1 b. 

The area is 1580 square units.

 
2 a. 

The area is 3014 square units.

 
2 b. 

The area is 5088 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