Posted by **Mackenzie** on Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at 4:58pm.

the perimeter of the room is 16yd and the area is 16yd^2. What would the perimeter and the area of the room be in a scale drawing:

1ft to 4yd

please help i dont get this at all!!!

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at 5:03pm
Since each side of the room is 4 yards, then each side of the room would be 1 foot on a scale drawing.

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**Mackenzie**, Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at 5:07pm
i still am confused?? what do i do???

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at 5:11pm
The perimeter on the scale drawing would be 1 ft. + 1 ft. + 1 ft. + 1 ft. = ? ft

The area would be 1 ft. * 1 ft. = ? ft.

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**Mackenzie**, Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at 5:14pm
oh ok thanks!

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at 5:17pm
You're welcome. :-)

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