# Area - July 2006, Stage 1&2

## Problems

### Sizing Them Up

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Can you put these shapes in order of size? Start with the smallest.

### Wallpaper

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

These pieces of wallpaper need to be ordered from smallest to largest. Can you find a way to do it?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

How can you arrange the 5 cubes so that you need the smallest number of Brush Loads of paint to cover them? Try with other numbers of cubes as well.

### Torn Shapes

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

These rectangles have been torn. How many squares did each one have inside it before it was ripped?

### More Transformations on a Pegboard

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Use the interactivity to find all the different right-angled triangles you can make by just moving one corner of the starting triangle.

### Cuboid-in-a-box

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

What is the smallest cuboid that you can put in this box so that you cannot fit another that's the same into it?

### All Wrapped Up

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

What is the largest cuboid you can wrap in an A3 sheet of paper?