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OregonDuck

  • one year ago

A scale drawing of a living room is shown below. The scale is 1 : 40. Show your work to determine the area of the room in square feet.

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  1. OregonDuck
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  2. calculusxy
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    is the scale 1inch: 40 feet?

  3. OregonDuck
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    yes

  4. anonymous
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    can either of you help me when your done?

  5. OregonDuck
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    yea i can

  6. anonymous
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    k thanks

  7. calculusxy
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    so we can make a proportion with this: \[\frac{ 1 inch }{ 40 feet } = \frac{ 6inches }{ x } \implies 40(6) = x \implies 240ft\] \[\frac{ 1inch }{ 40feet }=\frac{ 4inches }{ x } \implies 40(4) = x \implies 160ft\] now find the area: \[Area = length \times width\] \[Area = 240ft \times 160ft \]

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    so the area is 38,440?

  9. anonymous
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    no close

  10. calculusxy
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    yes but remember the square feet \[38,440ft^2\]

  11. OregonDuck
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    oh true

  12. anonymous
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    im getting 38400

  13. OregonDuck
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    thxs @calculusxy for explaining

  14. calculusxy
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    oh wait... @CJDOG is correct

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  16. anonymous
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    yeah

  17. calculusxy
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    \[38,400ft^2\]

  18. anonymous
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    want me to add the ip for my question?

  19. OregonDuck
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    oh ok

  20. anonymous
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    http://openstudy.com/study#/updates/560c55dbe4b08c8b2a014543

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