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Kaslee90

  • 2 years ago

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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  1. ChmE
    • 2 years ago
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    First convert the dimensions to inches first. What do you get?

  2. robinfr93
    • 2 years ago
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    hey ChmE can you help me with a question of my own??

  3. ChmE
    • 2 years ago
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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

  4. Kaslee90
    • 2 years ago
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    Do I put it into a fraction form?

  5. ChmE
    • 2 years ago
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    sure, post it in the open questions and I'll help @robinfr93

  6. ChmE
    • 2 years ago
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    what are you referring to

  7. robinfr93
    • 2 years ago
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    @ChmE I have but so far nobody has been able to answer it.. :P Though I presume it shudnt be that difficult...

  8. Kaslee90
    • 2 years ago
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    The choices I have to chose from for the answer are A) 4.6 B) 3.3 C) 3.6 D)4.8

  9. Kaslee90
    • 2 years ago
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    I tried putting it into fraction form and I got 2.5 for the answer

  10. ChmE
    • 2 years ago
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    Reread each of my posts. You should arrive at D

  11. Kaslee90
    • 2 years ago
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    Yea I got it thanks

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