# COSMOS Mondrian areas 8x8

- Author:
- Renert School

In these puzzles you’ll be Mondrian’s nasty mathematical boss.
Instead of allowing Mondrian to randomly draw rectangles and
colors - you lay out precise requirements:
1) Mondrian must cover the canvass with rectangles.
2)

__Every rectangle__on the canvass must be**different**… so Mondrian cannot paint both a 4x5 and a 5x4 rectangle. 3) Mondrian must try to**minimize his score**. The score of a painting is the**area of the largest**rectangle**minus**the**area of the smallest**rectangle. 4) When coloring, Mondrian**must use as few colors as possibl**e.__Colors cannot touch along edges or corners.__The BEST score for this puzzle is**6**