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# Scale Drawing/Models

### Math 7 - Ch. 5

Question | Answer |
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On a scale drawing, the scale factor is 1/12. A plum tree is 7 inches tall on the scale drawing. What is the actual height of the tree?On a roa | 84 inches |

On a road map, the distance between 2 cities is 2.5 inches. The map scale is 1 inch = 30 miles. What is the actual distance between the cities? | 75 miles |

In a photograph, a sculpture is 4.2 cm tall and 2.5 cm wide. The scale factor is 1/16. How tall is the actual sculpture? | 67.2 cm |

In a photograph, a sculpture is 4.2 cm tall and 2.5 cm wide. The scale factor is 1/16. How wide is the actual sculpture? | 40 cm |

Ms. Jackson is driving from South Bend to Indianapolis. She measures a distance of 4.3 cm between the cities on her Indiana road map. What is the actual distance between the cities if the map scale is 1 cm = 30 miles? | 129 miles |

On a scale drawing, a tree is 6 3/4 inches tall. The scale factor is 1/20. Find the height of the actual tree. | 135 inches |

On a raod map of Virginia, the distance from Alexandria to Roanoke is 7.6 cm. What is the actual distance between the cities if the map scale is 2 cm = 50 miles | 190 miles |

The scale on a road map is 1 cm = 500 miles. If the distance on the map between New York City and Memphis is 2.2 cm, what is the actual distance between the two cities? | 1,100 miles |

There are several different scales in model railroading. Trains designated as O guage are built to a scale factor of 1:48. To the hearest hundredth of a foot, how long is a model of a 50-foot boxcar in O guage? | 1.04 feet |

For a school project, LeeAnn is making a model of the Empire State Building. She is using a scale of 1 cm = 8 feet. The Empire State Building is 1,252 feet tall. How tall is her model? | 156.5 cm |

The scale factor for Maria's dollhouse furniture is 1:8. If the sofa in Maria's dollhouse is 7 1/2 inches long, how long is the actual sofa? | 60 inches |

Josh wants to add a model of a tree to his model railroad layout. How big should the model tree be if the actual tree is 315 inches and the scale factor is 1:90? | 3.5 inches |

The scale on a wall map is 1 inch = 55 miles. What is the distance on the map between 2 cities that are 99 miles apart? | 1.8 inches |

Created by:
unverferth
on 2008-11-17