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Coordinates: Plotting Simple Shapes

In this worksheet, students must plot points on a set of x-y coordinate axes and join certain points to form simple 2D shapes.

'Coordinates: Plotting Simple Shapes' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Transformations

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

In this worksheet, you must plot points on a set of x-y coordinate axes, and join them with lines to form simple shapes.

You must know the following shapes:

Isosceles Triangle, Right-angled Triangle, Square, Rectangle, Parallelogram.

Remember that the x-number is plotted before the y-number.

 

 

Example

Join (0, 0) to (2, 0).

Join (2, 0) to (1, -3).

Join (1, -3) to (-1, -3).

Join (-1, -3) to (0, 0).

Which shape has been drawn?


Answer

We have drawn a Parallelogram.

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