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Posted by **Sarah** on Sunday, February 28, 2010 at 7:48pm.

A(wrong) 13/L = 1/12

B(correct) L/13 = 1/12

C(wrong) L/13 = 1/L

D(wrong) 12/L = 13/1

I don't get it! How is it B?

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**Reiny**, Sunday, February 28, 2010 at 8:11pmlet the model length be L

Does it not say "John's car is 13 feet long. He is making a model that is 1/12 of the actual size" ??

which translates to L = (1/12)13

divide both sides by 13 and you get

L/13 = 1/12

mmmhhh?

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