# POLYGONS IN THE COORDINATE PLANE WORKSHEET

## About "Polygons in the coordinate plane worksheet"

Polygons in the coordinate plane worksheet :

Worksheet on polygons in the coordinate plane is much useful to the students who would like to practice problems on coordinate plane.

## Polygons in the coordinate plane worksheet - Problems

1.  Sheila wants to make a pattern of a tile shape with the points A(3, 5), B(4, 6), C(5, 5) and D(4, 4).

What polygon will she get ?

2.  David wants to make a pattern of a tile shape with the points P(-5, 2), Q(-4, 3), R(0, 3), S(1, 2), T(1, -2), U(0, -3), V(-4, -3) and W(-5, -2).

What polygon will he get ?

3.  John wants to make a pattern of a tile shape with the points A(-4, 2), B(2, 2), C(2, -2) and D(-4, -2)

What polygon will he get ?

4.  How is the number of vertices related to the number of sides of the polygon and to the type of polygon ? Give two examples.

## Polygons in the coordinate plane worksheet - Solution

Problem 1 :

Sheila wants to make a pattern of a tile shape with the points A(3, 5), B(4, 6), C(5, 5) and D(4, 4).

What polygon will she get ?

Solution :

Step 1 :

Let us plot the points A(3, 5), B(4, 6), C(5, 5) and D(4, 4) on the coordinate plane.

Step 2 :

Connect the points in order.

Step 3 :

The polygon formed is a square

Problem 2 :

David wants to make a pattern of a tile shape with the points P(-5, 2), Q(-4, 3), R(0, 3), S(1, 2), T(1, -2), U(0, -3), V(-4, -3) and W(-5, -2).

What polygon will he get ?

Solution :

Step 1 :

Let us plot the points P(-5, 2), Q(-4, 3), R(0, 3), S(1, 2),T(1, -2), U(0, -3), V(-4, -3) and W(-5, -2) on the coordinate plane.

Step 2 :

Connect the points in order.

Step 3 :

The polygon formed is an octagon.

Problem 3 :

John wants to make a pattern of a tile shape with the points A(-4, 2), B(2, 2), C(2, -2) and D(-4, -2)

What polygon will he get ?

Solution :

Step 1 :

Let us plot the points A(-4, 2), B(2, 2), C(2, -2) and D(-4, -2) on the coordinate plane.

Step 2 :

Connect the points in order.

Step 3 :

The polygon formed is a rectangle.

Problem 4 :

How is the number of vertices related to the number of sides of the polygon and to the type of polygon ? Give two examples.

Solution :

They are the same.

That is, if a polygon has 3 vertices, it would have 3 sides.

Examples :

A polygon with 3 vertices is a triangle and a polygon with 6 vertices is a hexagon.

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