An architect is designing a building that is 200 feet long and 140 feet wide. She builds a model so that the similarity ratio of the model to the building is 1:500. What is the length of the model in inches?

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First convert the dimensions to inches first. What do you get?

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Now you know from the problem that for every inch on the model it equals 500 inches in real life. So you can take the real life dimensions and divide by 500 to get the model's dimensions

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