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Geometry: Coordinate Shapes (2)

In this worksheet, students work out the coordinates of the missing corner of a shape, given the other three corners.

'Geometry: Coordinate Shapes (2)' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 5 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Geometry: Position and Direction

Curriculum subtopic:   Know, Describe and Present Shapes

Popular topics:   Geometry worksheets

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Worksheet Overview

 Look at this parallelogram and it's coordinates.


Parallelogram and coordinates

Look at the top right-hand corner and try to work out its y-coordinate.

It must be 7 because it is level with the top left-hand corner.


Now look at the x-coordinates of the two left-hand points.  The upper point is two units to the right of the lower point.

This must also be the case on the right-hand side of the parallelogram, so the top point has an x-coordinate of 8 + 2 = 10.


Parallelogram and coordinates without axes

The top right-hand corner has coordinates (10, 7) and it is has been possible to work this out without reading the axes.

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