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PLEASE HELP!!! A model car has a scale of 1:25. The length of the model when built is 9.6 in. What is the length of the actual car? Answer Choices: 1. 20 feet 2. 19.2 feet 3. 20 inches 4. 25 feet

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  1. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    1:25 scale means that the length of the car = 25 times the length of the model make sure to convert inches to feet when you are done multiplying

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    So the answer is 25 feet?

  3. Vocaloid
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    not quite... first, what is the length of the model?

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    when built its 9.6 in.

  5. Vocaloid
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    right, multiply that by 25 and tell me what you get

  6. anonymous
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    240

  7. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    right, 240 inches, now convert that to feet

  8. anonymous
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    how do you do that?

  9. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    1 foot = 12 inches __ feet = 240 inches fill in the blank

  10. sparrow2
    • one year ago
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    20 inches :D

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    um im still kinda confused. im sorry I sound stupid im not very good at math

  12. sparrow2
    • one year ago
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    feet

  13. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    it's fine, no need to apologize if 12 inches = 1 foot, then we know that we can divide inches by 12 to get feet 240/12 = ? feet

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    20

  15. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    right, 20 feet

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