Geometry and Honors Geometry                                                       Name _________________________
Graphing and Area:  Introduction                                                  Date _______________ Period_____

  1. Graph and label the points below onto the grid.  Using a straight edge, connect the points with line
    segments in alphabetical order.  Do not connect points separated by the word “STOP.”
  2. Using a straight edge and the points on your grid, draw the line segments below.
  3.   ___   ___   __   ___   __
      AD   EH   IK   LN   PR



    When you are finished, you should have five geometric figures.
  4. In two different colors, draw and label the altitude (h) and the base (b) perpendicular to it on each figure.
    Find these measures and write them on the figure.
  5. Find the area of each figure.  Write the correct area formula and show your work.

Figure 1
A (1, 6)
B (7, 6)
C (7, 2)
D (1, 2)
  STOP

Figure 2
E (-7, 8)
F (-12, 8)
G (-12, 13)
H (-7, 13)
  STOP

Figure 3
I (-7, -8)
J (-12, -8)
K (-12, 4)
  STOP

Figure 4
L (12, -10)
M (1, -10)
N (4, -3)
  STOP

Figure 5
P (-2, -4)
Q (-2, 8)
R (-7, 0)
  STOP
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