Posted by **Martin** on Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 2:08pm.

A scale drawing of an office building is not labeled but indicates 1 / 3 inch = 4 feet. On the drawing one wall measures 4 and 2 / 3 inches. How long is the wall?

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**Martin**, Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 2:14pm
Is it possible to find out how long is the wall? The choices shown for the problem are: (a) 8 feet (b) 12 feet (c) 14 feet (d) 15 / 9 feet (e) None of these.

Because I had put down (e) none of these.

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**Martin**, Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 2:14pm
Cause i wasn't really sure

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 2:16pm
(1/3) / 4 = (14/3) / x

Cross multiply and solve for x.

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