Welcome to our Area of Quadrilateral Worksheets page.

Here you will find a range of free printable area sheets, which will help your child to learn to find the areas of a range of different quadrilaterals including parallelograms, trapezoids (or trapeziums if you are in the UK), rectangles and kites.

These sheets are aimed at children of a 6th grade level and up.

On this webpage you will find our range of worksheets to help your child to work out the area of a range of triangles and quadrilaterals.

These sheets are graded from easiest to hardest, and each sheet comes complete with answers.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

- understand what area is;
- know how to find the area of a range of different quadrilaterals;

- Area is the amount of space that is inside a shape.
- Because it is an amount of space, it has to be measured in squares.
- If the shape is measured in cm, then the area would be measured in square cm or cm
^{2} - If the shape is measured in inches, then the area would be measured in square inches or in
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- To find the area of a rectangle, you simply need to multiply the length by the width.
- Area of a rectangle = l x w, where l is the length and w is the width.

- In the example above, the area of the rectangle is 9 x 3 = 27 square cm or 27 cm
^{2}

- If you are measuring the area of a parallelogram, then the area will be equal to the base multiplied by the perpendicular height.
- Or Area of a parallelogram = base x (perpendicular) height

Example

- In the example above, the area of the parallelogram is 8 x 6 = 48 square cm or 48 cm
^{2}

- If you are measuring the area of a trapezoid (called a trapezium in the UK) then the area will be ½ x (length of the two parallel sides added together) x height
- Or Area of a trapezoid = ½ x (length1 + length2) x height

Example

- In the example above, the area is ½ x (10 + 6) x 7 = 56 square m or 56 m
^{2}

- If you are measuring the area of a kite, then you just need to multiply the lengths of the two diagonals.
- Area of a kite = ½ x p x q (where p and q are the lengths of the two diagonals)

Example

- In the example above, the area is ½ x 7 x 4 = 14 square cm or 14 cm
^{2}

Our printable support page has the formulas for the area of common 2d shapes.

Trapezoids are 4 sided shapes which have exactly one pair of parallel sides.

They are members of the quadrilateral family because they have 4 sides.

Trapeziums are 4 sided shapes which have exactly one pair of parallel sides.

They are members of the quadrilateral family because they have 4 sides.

A trapezium in the UK is the same as a US trapezoid.

Area of Quadrilaterals

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The focus on these sheets is angles on a straight line, angles around a point and angles in a triangle.

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Using these sheets will help your child to find the perimeter of a range of shapes including rectangles, rectilinear shapes, circles, quadrilaterals and regular shapes.

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Using these sheets will help your child to:

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- find the volume of shapes by counting cubes;
- find the volume of rectangular prisms;
- solving basic problems involving volume

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