Posted by **Elizabeth** on Monday, October 26, 2009 at 12:52pm.

This is the layout of the McDougal's backyard.The scale is 1 centimeters to 5 centimeters.The actual area of the pool is 375 square meters.The length of the pool is 25 meters.

How do I find the area of the pool on the layout?

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**Jonas**, Monday, October 26, 2009 at 1:40pm
If you mean the scale is 1 centimeter to 5 meters, then:

the width of the pool is 375 divided by 25 = 15 meters

Therefore, the pool is 25m x 15m, or on the layout, 5cm x 3cm, using the 1cm:5m scale.

The area of the pool on the layout is therefore 15 square centimeters.

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