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. Wha
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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.
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

1. User Answers darkskinzihera
Answer:
The width is 2.5 inches
Stepbystep 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