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B   Length of a lake is 5 inches on map. The map of the lake has a scale of 1 inch : 25 miles. Find the actual length of the lake.   B View Solution
B   A Botany student drew a sketch of a plant, using a scale of 1 inch : 3.3 ft. Find the actual height of the plant, if the sketch is 2 in. long.   B View Solution
B   A pole measures 4 cm long in a picture. Find the actual length of the pole using a scale of 1 cm: 3 ft.
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B   An 110 ft tall statue was carved and the sculptor used a 20 in. sketch of the statue as a blueprint. What scale did the sculptor use?
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B   The height of a tree in a picture was 2 in. Find the actual height of the tree, if the scale of the picture was 1in : 9 m.   B View Solution
B   Jerald wanted to draw a picture of a 100 m tall transmitting tower on a hillock of height 400 m. The combined length of the hillock and the tower on the paper is 10 cm. Find the scale Jerald used.   B View Solution
B   The scale of a picture drawn is 3 in. : 4 ft. Find the actual length of the picture, if the length of the picture drawn is 9 in.   B View Solution
B   An artist drew a sketch of Westminster Abbey in London and it measured 40 cm. Find the scale used by him, if the chapel measures 40 meters.
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B   A model bridge is built on a scale of 1 : 28. If the length of the model bridge is 15 inches, then what is the actual length of the bridge?
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B   The 118 scale model of the rocket stood 47 inches high. What is the height of the actual rocket?
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B   An artist uses a scale of 4 in. : 1.5 ft for a drawing. Find the length on the drawing, if the actual length is 3 ft.
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B   A scale drawing of the car picture is 1 cm : 4 ft. Find the actual length of the car, if the length of the car picture is 4 cm.   B View Solution
B   A map gives the length of rivers representing them with a scale of 4 cm : 28 mi. If one of the rivers on the map is of length 12 cm, then what is the actual length of the river?
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B   A boy drew the picture of a pizza, which is actually 12 in. in diameter. The diameter of the picture is 2 inches. Find the scale used.
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B   A bridge was supposed to be built across a river and the architect drew a 3 cm long bridge using a scale 1 cm : 3 miles on paper. Find the actual length of the bridge.   B View Solution
B   A scale drawing of a bus is 1 in. : 4 ft. Find the actual height of the bus, if the height of the model is 4 in.   B View Solution
B   Scale of the couch shown is 1 inch : 12 feet. Find the actual height of the couch, if the height of the couch in the picture is 4 inches.   B View Solution
B   The scale used in a map is 3 in. : 3 ft. Find the actual height of a bridge, if it measures 6 in. on the map.   B View Solution
B   Length of a lake is 6 inches on map. The map of the lake has a scale of 1 inch : 36 miles. Find the actual length of the lake.   B View Solution
B   A Botany student drew a sketch of a plant, using a scale of 1 inch : 3.1 ft. Find the actual height of the plant, if the sketch is 3 in. long.   B View Solution
B   The figure shows the picture of a drawing room along with the scale. Using the scales, estimate the actual length by which the drawing room is longer than kitchen.
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B   The height of a tree in a picture was 3 in. Find the actual height of the tree, if the scale of the picture was 1in : 10 m.   B View Solution
B   An 138 ft tall statue was carved and the sculptor used a 6 in. sketch of the statue as a blueprint. What scale did the sculptor use?
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B   Tim wanted to draw a picture of a 100 m tall transmitting tower on a hillock of height 400 m. The combined length of the hillock and the tower on the paper is 10 cm. Find the scale Tim used.   B View Solution
B   The scale of a picture drawn is 3 in. : 4 ft. Find the actual length of the picture, if the length of the picture drawn is 6 in.   B View Solution
B   An artist drew a sketch of Westminster Abbey in London and it measured 80 cm. Find the scale used by him, if the chapel measures 40 meters.
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B   An artist uses a scale of 4 in. : 1.5 ft for a drawing. Find the length on the drawing, if the actual length is 6 ft.
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B   A scale drawing of the car picture is 1 cm : 3 ft. Find the actual length of the car, if the length of the car picture is 4 cm.   B View Solution
B   A map gives the length of rivers representing them with a scale of 4 cm : 20 mi. If one of the rivers on the map is of length 12 cm, then what is the actual length of the river?
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B   A pole measures 4 cm long in a picture. Find the actual length of the pole using a scale of 1 cm: 4 ft.
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B   A boy drew the picture of a pizza, which is actually 20 in. in diameter. The diameter of the picture is 4 inches. Find the scale used.
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B   A model bridge is built on a scale of 1 : 40. If the length of the model bridge is 12 inches, then what is the actual length of the bridge?
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B   The 122 scale model of the rocket stood 53 inches high. What is the height of the actual rocket?
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B   An artist used a scale of 1 in. : 2 m to draw a chapel. If the chapel measured 10 in. in his sketch, find the actual height of the chapel.   B View Solution
B   Mike is carving a model ship from balsa wood on a scale of 3 : 40. If the ship is 120 ft long, then what is the length of the model ship in inches?
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B   A drawing of a table has a scale of 1 inch equal to 3 feet. Find the actual length of the table, if the length of the table in the scale drawing is 4 inches.   B View Solution
B   A tree is 54 meters high. George used a scale of 1 inch : 9 meters to draw the picture of the tree. Find the height of the tree in George′s picture.
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B   An artist drew a sketch of the Eiffel Tower and it measured 80 cm in height. Find the scale used, if the actual height of the tower is 320 m.
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B   A lamp post measures 5 cm long in a picture. Find the actual height of the lamp post using a scale of 1 cm : 4 ft.
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B   The figure shows the layout of a house. If the actual length of the living room is 12 ft, find the scale used to draw the layout.
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B   Francis has a book, which contains pictures of different cars. He observes that the height of a car in one of the pictures is 5 cm. The scale used to draw the picture of the car is 1 cm : 9 in. Find the actual height of the car.
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B   Jim is preparing a map. His school is 4 miles from his house. If he uses a scale of 1 inch : 0.5 mile, then what is the distance between his school and his house on the map?
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B   The scale used in a map is 2 in. : 3 ft. Find the actual height of a bridge, if it measures 2 in. on the map.   B View Solution
B   A map was scaled such that one inch equals 120 miles. If Boone and Ashton are 43 inches apart on the map, then what is the actual distance between them?
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B   Arthur has a book, which contains pictures of different cars. He observes that the height of a car in one of the pictures is 5 cm. The scale used to draw the picture of the car is 1 cm : 10 in. Find the actual height of the car.
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