Posted by Herb on Monday, March 9, 2009 at 5:37pm.
The scale 1 in.:120ft was used to create a 169.3inch tall model of Alaska's Mount McKinley. Estimate the height of Mount McKinley from the height of the model.

Math  Damon, Monday, March 9, 2009 at 5:39pm
169.3 in ( 120 ft/in) = 20,316 ft

Math  Herb, Monday, March 9, 2009 at 5:45pm
I got the same answer. My teacher sais its wrong

Math  Damon, Monday, March 9, 2009 at 5:51pm
Well, maybe she wants you to estimate in your head or on scrap paper rather than use a calculator
like
170* 100 = 17000
170*20 = 3400
sum = 20,400
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