1)Pay Attention 2)Do the Task 3)Head’s Up 4)New Instructions
Create a rectangle like the one on the left. To do this, select the rectangle tool from the pallet at the bottom of the window. Once you have made the rectangle, right-click on the shape and choose Format Autoshape. Shade your shape light yellow. It will be worth 12 th ’s
2) Line them up so that they fit together (no gaps, no overlaps)
3) Group them. Do this by selecting all twelve. (One by one or click-drag around the shape) Right on the shape and select grouping
4) Colour the shape black (right-click on the shape and select format object) You now have a tile worth one-whole
Follow the same procedure to make the tiles below.
Make one-eighth. 1)You need a new technique to make eighth’s. Start by copying a twelfth tie and a whole.
Make one-eighth. 2)Make eight copies of the white tile and group them together.
Make one-eighth. 2) Place the white’s on top of the black tile
Make one-eighth. 3) Select the end of the tile on the right and drag it until it covers the black exactly.
Make one-eighth. 3) Move the white’s off the black tile and ungroup them. (right-click/grouping/ungroup)
Colour one of the tiles brown. 3) You now have an 8 th tile
Using the copy-group-stretch technique you can make any fraction you want!! Make 5 th ’s and 10 th ’s using this technique. (they will be “vertical tiles” not like in the real set.) Make 7 th ’s and 9 th ’s