Mathematics

Question

Maggie makes a scale drawing of a deck. The scale for the actual deck to the scale drawing is 7 ft
to 1 in. The dimensions of the deck are 28 ft by 17.5 ft. What are the dimensions of the deck in the
drawing? Show your work.

1 Answer

  • Answer:

    The width is 2.5 inches

    Step-by-step explanation:

    The given ratio is 7 ft to 1 in

    Now we will have 17.5 to x in

    x * 7 = 17.5 * 1

    7x = 17.5

    x = 17.5/7

    x = 2.5 inches

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