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#1 2005-02-23 08:30:47

Kym
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Double size of shape

At school today my daughter was asked to double the size of a shape by puting a x at the top or the square at the top then havin " make it to times biger bt counting alopng how many away it was from point x could you help me to xplain this to her because she does not get it ? thanks

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#2 2005-02-23 16:37:40

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Re: Double size of shape

A but of a mystery to me too smile , but perhaps it was something like "put a cross where the new center would be", or "put a cross where the furthest corner will be".

One of those case where an illustration might help.


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