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Ruth makes a scale drawing of her room.She uses the scale 3/2in:1ft.In the drawing, the dimensions of her room are 18in by 24in.What are the actual dimensions of her room

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3/2in ??

Do you mean 1 1/2 inches = 1 foot?

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yes ido

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One way to solve this problem is with proportions.

1.5/1 = 18/x

Cross multiply:
1.5x = 18
x = 18/1.5
x = 12 feet

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Is it 16 inches

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am i right

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Your number is correct, but the unit is wrong. Your question asks what are the dimensions of her room.

I told you one of the dimensions is 12 feet. I don't think the other dimension is 16 inches.

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thank you Ms.Sue

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I hope you realize that the room measures 12 feet by 16 feet.

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How to find the width of if the rectangular room is 2 inches and 5 inches and the actual room size is 1:72 what is the width?

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