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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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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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ChmEBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
First convert the dimensions to inches first. What do you get?
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robinfr93Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
hey ChmE can you help me with a question of my own??
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ChmEBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
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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Kaslee90Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Do I put it into a fraction form?
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ChmEBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
sure, post it in the open questions and I'll help @robinfr93
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ChmEBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
what are you referring to
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robinfr93Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@ChmE I have but so far nobody has been able to answer it.. :P Though I presume it shudnt be that difficult...
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Kaslee90Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
The choices I have to chose from for the answer are A) 4.6 B) 3.3 C) 3.6 D)4.8
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Kaslee90Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I tried putting it into fraction form and I got 2.5 for the answer
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ChmEBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Reread each of my posts. You should arrive at D
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