Area of polygons worksheet

Find the area of the shapes when their vertices are given.

1 a.

parallelogram with vertices (-34, 11), (50, 11), (41, -2), and (-43, -2).
 
 
 
 
1 b.

parallelogram with vertices (-36, 19), (40, 35), (40, -22), and (-36, -38).
 
 
 
 
2 a.

trapezoid with vertices (-44, 24), (47, 31), (47, -3), and (-44, -2).
 
 
 
 
2 b.

triangle with vertices (-18, -10), (-18, 42), and (-4, -10).
 
 
 
 
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Answer Key

1 a. 

The area is 1092 square units.

 
1 b. 

The area is 4332 square units.

 
2 a. 

The area is 2730 square units.

 
2 b. 

The area is 364 square units.

 


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