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A scale drawing of a bedroom is shown below. The scale is 1 : 30. A rectangle is shown. The length of the rectangle is labeled 3 inches. The width of the rectangle is labeled 4 inches. Show your work to determine the area of the room in square feet.

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  1. anonymous
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  2. anonymous
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    ok first convert it to scale, so multiply each side by 30

  3. anonymous
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    how do i do that

  4. anonymous
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    what does that look like sorry for asking

  5. anonymous
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    ok lets just scale it up first

  6. anonymous
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    multiply each side by 30

  7. anonymous
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    ok

  8. anonymous
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    what is each side now?

  9. anonymous
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    hold on a sec

  10. anonymous
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    i got 4,320

  11. anonymous
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    ok sorry, what i meant was multiply the labeled sides by 30, and what are the new labels?

  12. anonymous
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    so 3* 30 = 90 and 4*30 = 120

  13. anonymous
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    oh so you mean the ones with the numbers on it

  14. anonymous
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    yes

  15. anonymous
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    ok

  16. anonymous
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    so its 120

  17. anonymous
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    120 is the width and 90 is the length, good

  18. anonymous
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    so the width is 120 inches, how many feet are in 120 inches?

  19. anonymous
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    um hold on let me see

  20. anonymous
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    k

  21. anonymous
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    10

  22. anonymous
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    correct so width of bathroom is 10 feet, now find the length of the bathroom in feet, use the same method

  23. anonymous
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    ok hold on a sec

  24. anonymous
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    which method @billj5

  25. anonymous
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    ok so the length is 90 inches right? how many feet are in 90 inches?

  26. anonymous
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    um letme see

  27. anonymous
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    7.5

  28. anonymous
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    correct, so we know the bathroom width is 10 feet and length is 7.5 feet, do you understand how we got this so far?

  29. anonymous
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    yeah sorry i had to type something

  30. anonymous
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    so its done @billj5

  31. anonymous
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    no its not done, now you have to find the area of the room in square feet, do you know how to do that?

  32. anonymous
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    im kind of newto it but im not sure

  33. anonymous
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    well what do you think? how do you find the area of a rectangle?

  34. anonymous
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    dont you multiply the width with the length @billj5

  35. anonymous
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    thats correct, so whats the answer?

  36. anonymous
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    ok what numbers do i multiply

  37. anonymous
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    lol the length and the width, 7.5 * 10

  38. anonymous
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    oksorry

  39. anonymous
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    75

  40. anonymous
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    can we do one more

  41. anonymous
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    nice, post another question and close this one and i or someone else will help

  42. anonymous
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    ok

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