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Give me a hint here....
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Jan 21, 2005 3:12 PM




Re: Give me a hint here....
Posted:
Jan 21, 2005 3:12 PM


The Question wrote:
> I need a little (okay...maybe alot) of help with the following > problem.... > I am NOT looking for the answer...BUT I am looking for a clue on > where to start.... > The question is....... > The mayor is planning a new park for the community. The park > will be rectangular in shape and the dimensions will be 500 feet in > legth and 400 feet in width. > (This part of the question is easy to understand...until I > get to the next part.....) > A scale drawing is to be made so that 1/2 inch represents 25 > feet. What will be the dimensions of the scale drawing? > (Like I said, I'm NOT looking for the answer...I just need > some guidance as to what to do with the 1/2 inch that represents 25 > feet....along with the basic rules of this problem. Thanks.)
If 1/2 inch represents 25 feet then how many inches would represent 100 feet?
Jeff
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