### Area 1 - Suffolk Maths

```Area – Carpets
The diagram is a plan of the floor of Nikola’s room.
All the angles are right angles.
Nikola is going to lay flooring to cover all the floor.
She can choose either carpet tiles or wood strips.
Carpet tiles come in packs of 32 and are square. They
measure 50 cm by 50 cm.
Wood strips come in packs of 10 and are rectangular.
They measure 2 m by 25 cm.
She only wants to use one type of flooring and buy as
few packs as she can.
Which type of flooring should she choose?
Choose level of difficulty
Area – Carpets
The diagram is a plan of the floor of Nikola’s room.
All the angles are right angles.
Help
Step 1:
Nikola is going to lay flooring to cover all the floor.
She can choose either carpet tiles or wood strips.
Carpet tiles come in packs of 32 and are square. They
measure 50 cm by 50 cm.
Wood strips come in packs of 10 and are rectangular.
They measure 2 m by 25 cm.
She only wants to use one type of flooring and buy as
few packs as she can.
Which type of flooring should she choose?
Draw a diagram and
split the floor into 2
rectangles
Area – Carpets
The diagram is a plan of the floor of Nikola’s room.
All the angles are right angles.
Help
Step 2:
Nikola is going to lay flooring to cover all the floor.
She can choose either carpet tiles or wood strips.
Carpet tiles come in packs of 32 and are square. They
measure 50 cm by 50 cm.
Wood strips come in packs of 10 and are rectangular.
They measure 2 m by 25 cm.
She only wants to use one type of flooring and buy as
few packs as she can.
Which type of flooring should she choose?
Find out how many
carpet tiles would be
needed to cover
each section of the
floor.
Either sketch the position of
the tiles or work out the area
of a tile or work out how
many would fit along each
side
B
A
Area – Carpets
The diagram is a plan of the floor of Nikola’s room.
All the angles are right angles.
Help
Step 3:
Nikola is going to lay flooring to cover all the floor.
She can choose either carpet tiles or wood strips.
Carpet tiles come in packs of 32 and are square. They
measure 50 cm by 50 cm.
Wood strips come in packs of 10 and are rectangular.
They measure 2 m by 25 cm.
She only wants to use one type of flooring and buy as
few packs as she can.
Which type of flooring should she choose?
Find out how many
packs of carpet tiles
would be needed to
cover the floor.
Area – Carpets
The diagram is a plan of the floor of Nikola’s room.
All the angles are right angles.
Help
Step 4:
Nikola is going to lay flooring to cover all the floor.
She can choose either carpet tiles or wood strips.
Carpet tiles come in packs of 32 and are square. They
measure 50 cm by 50 cm.
Wood strips come in packs of 10 and are rectangular.
They measure 2 m by 25 cm.
She only wants to use one type of flooring and buy as
few packs as she can.
Which type of flooring should she choose?
Find out how many
wood strips would
be needed to cover
each section of the
floor.
Either sketch the position of
the strips or work out the
area of a strip or work out
how many would fit along
each side
B
A
Area – Carpets
The diagram is a plan of the floor of Nikola’s room.
All the angles are right angles.
Help
Step 5:
Find out how many
packs of wood strips
would be needed to
cover the floor.
Nikola is going to lay flooring to cover all the floor.
She can choose either carpet tiles or wood strips.
Carpet tiles come in packs of 32 and are square. They
measure 50 cm by 50 cm.
Wood strips come in packs of 10 and are rectangular.
They measure 2 m by 25 cm.
She only wants to use one type of flooring and buy as
few packs as she can.
Which type of flooring should she choose?
End of Problem
Area – Carpets
The diagram is a plan of the floor of Nikola’s room.
All the angles are right angles.
Help
Step 1:
Nikola is going to lay flooring to cover all the floor.
She can choose either carpet tiles or wood strips.
Carpet tiles come in packs of 32 and are square. They
measure 50 cm by 50 cm.
Wood strips come in packs of 10 and are rectangular.
They measure 2 m by 25 cm.
She only wants to use one type of flooring and buy as
few packs as she can.
Which type of flooring should she choose?
Draw a diagram and
split the floor into 2
rectangles
Area – Carpets
The diagram is a plan of the floor of Nikola’s room.
All the angles are right angles.
Help
Step 2:
Nikola is going to lay flooring to cover all the floor.
She can choose either carpet tiles or wood strips.
Carpet tiles come in packs of 32 and are square. They
measure 50 cm by 50 cm.
Wood strips come in packs of 10 and are rectangular.
They measure 2 m by 25 cm.
She only wants to use one type of flooring and buy as
few packs as she can.
Which type of flooring should she choose?
Find out how many
carpet tiles would be
needed to cover
each section of the
floor.
Either sketch the position of
the tiles or work out the area
of a tile or work out how
many would fit along each
side
B
A
Area – Carpets
The diagram is a plan of the floor of Nikola’s room.
All the angles are right angles.
Help
Step 3:
Nikola is going to lay flooring to cover all the floor.
She can choose either carpet tiles or wood strips.
Carpet tiles come in packs of 32 and are square. They
measure 50 cm by 50 cm.
Wood strips come in packs of 10 and are rectangular.
They measure 2 m by 25 cm.
She only wants to use one type of flooring and buy as
few packs as she can.
Which type of flooring should she choose?
Find out how many
packs of carpet tiles
would be needed to
cover the floor.
Area – Carpets
The diagram is a plan of the floor of Nikola’s room.
All the angles are right angles.
Help
Step 4:
Nikola is going to lay flooring to cover all the floor.
She can choose either carpet tiles or wood strips.
Carpet tiles come in packs of 32 and are square. They
measure 50 cm by 50 cm.
Wood strips come in packs of 10 and are rectangular.
They measure 2 m by 25 cm.
She only wants to use one type of flooring and buy as
few packs as she can.
Which type of flooring should she choose?
Find out how many
wood strips would
be needed to cover
each section of the
floor.
Either sketch the position of
the strips or work out the
area of a strip or work out
how many would fit along
each side
B
A
Area – Carpets
The diagram is a plan of the floor of Nikola’s room.
All the angles are right angles.
Help
Step 5:
Find out how many
packs of wood strips
would be needed to
cover the floor.
Nikola is going to lay flooring to cover all the floor.
She can choose either carpet tiles or wood strips.
Carpet tiles come in packs of 32 and are square. They
measure 50 cm by 50 cm.
Wood strips come in packs of 10 and are rectangular.
They measure 2 m by 25 cm.
She only wants to use one type of flooring and buy as
few packs as she can.
Which type of flooring should she choose?
End of Problem
Area – Carpets
The diagram is a plan of the floor of Nikola’s room.
All the angles are right angles.
Help
Step 1:
Nikola is going to lay flooring to cover all the floor.
She can choose either carpet tiles or wood strips.
Carpet tiles come in packs of 32 and are square. They
measure 50 cm by 50 cm.
Wood strips come in packs of 10 and are rectangular.
They measure 2 m by 25 cm.
She only wants to use one type of flooring and buy as
few packs as she can.
Which type of flooring should she choose?
Sketch
Area – Carpets
The diagram is a plan of the floor of Nikola’s room.
All the angles are right angles.
Help
Step 2:
Nikola is going to lay flooring to cover all the floor.
She can choose either carpet tiles or wood strips.
Carpet tiles come in packs of 32 and are square. They
measure 50 cm by 50 cm.
Wood strips come in packs of 10 and are rectangular.
They measure 2 m by 25 cm.
She only wants to use one type of flooring and buy as
few packs as she can.
Which type of flooring should she choose?
Look at carpet tiles
Area – Carpets
The diagram is a plan of the floor of Nikola’s room.
All the angles are right angles.
Nikola is going to lay flooring to cover all the floor.
She can choose either carpet tiles or wood strips.
Carpet tiles come in packs of 32 and are square. They
measure 50 cm by 50 cm.
Wood strips come in packs of 10 and are rectangular.
They measure 2 m by 25 cm.
She only wants to use one type of flooring and buy as
few packs as she can.
Which type of flooring should she choose?
Area – Carpets
The diagram is a plan of the floor of Nikola’s room.
All the angles are right angles.
Help
Step 3:
Nikola is going to lay flooring to cover all the floor.
She can choose either carpet tiles or wood strips.
Carpet tiles come in packs of 32 and are square. They
measure 50 cm by 50 cm.
Wood strips come in packs of 10 and are rectangular.
They measure 2 m by 25 cm.
She only wants to use one type of flooring and buy as
few packs as she can.
Which type of flooring should she choose?
Look at wood strips
Area – Carpets
The diagram is a plan of the floor of Nikola’s room.
All the angles are right angles.
Nikola is going to lay flooring to cover all the floor.
She can choose either carpet tiles or wood strips.
Carpet tiles come in packs of 32 and are square. They
measure 50 cm by 50 cm.
Wood strips come in packs of 10 and are rectangular.
They measure 2 m by 25 cm.
She only wants to use one type of flooring and buy as
few packs as she can.
Which type of flooring should she choose?
Area – Carpets
The diagram is a plan of the floor of Nikola’s room.
All the angles are right angles.
Nikola is going to lay flooring to cover all the floor.
She can choose either carpet tiles or wood strips.
Carpet tiles come in packs of 32 and are square. They
measure 50 cm by 50 cm.
Wood strips come in packs of 10 and are rectangular.
They measure 2 m by 25 cm.
She only wants to use one type of flooring and buy as
few packs as she can.
Which type of flooring should she choose?
End of Problem
Area – Carpets
The diagram is a plan of the floor of Nikola’s room.
All the angles are right angles.
Help
Step 1:
Nikola is going to lay flooring to cover all the floor.
She can choose either carpet tiles or wood strips.
Carpet tiles come in packs of 32 and are square. They
measure 50 cm by 50 cm.
Wood strips come in packs of 10 and are rectangular.
They measure 2 m by 25 cm.
She only wants to use one type of flooring and buy as
few packs as she can.
Which type of flooring should she choose?
Draw a diagram
Area – Carpets
The diagram is a plan of the floor of Nikola’s room.
All the angles are right angles.
Help
Step 2:
Nikola is going to lay flooring to cover all the floor.
She can choose either carpet tiles or wood strips.
Carpet tiles come in packs of 32 and are square. They
measure 50 cm by 50 cm.
Wood strips come in packs of 10 and are rectangular.
They measure 2 m by 25 cm.
She only wants to use one type of flooring and buy as
few packs as she can.
Which type of flooring should she choose?
How many
carpet tiles and how
many packs.
Area – Carpets
The diagram is a plan of the floor of Nikola’s room.
All the angles are right angles.
Help
Step 4:
Find out how many
wood strips and how
many packs.
Nikola is going to lay flooring to cover all the floor.
She can choose either carpet tiles or wood strips.
Carpet tiles come in packs of 32 and are square. They
measure 50 cm by 50 cm.
Wood strips come in packs of 10 and are rectangular.
They measure 2 m by 25 cm.
She only wants to use one type of flooring and buy as
few packs as she can.
Which type of flooring should she choose?
End of Problem
Area – Carpets
The diagram is a plan of the floor of Nikola’s room.
All the angles are right angles.
Help
Step 1:
Nikola is going to lay flooring to cover all the floor.
She can choose either carpet tiles or wood strips.
Carpet tiles come in packs of 32 and are square. They
measure 50 cm by 50 cm.
Wood strips come in packs of 10 and are rectangular.
They measure 2 m by 25 cm.
She only wants to use one type of flooring and buy as
few packs as she can.
Which type of flooring should she choose?
How many
carpet tiles and how
many packs.
Area – Carpets
The diagram is a plan of the floor of Nikola’s room.
All the angles are right angles.
Help
Step 2:
Find out how many
wood strips and how
many packs.
Nikola is going to lay flooring to cover all the floor.
She can choose either carpet tiles or wood strips.
Carpet tiles come in packs of 32 and are square. They
measure 50 cm by 50 cm.
Wood strips come in packs of 10 and are rectangular.
They measure 2 m by 25 cm.
She only wants to use one type of flooring and buy as
few packs as she can.
Which type of flooring should she choose?
End of Problem