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Posted by on Sunday, January 22, 2012 at 2:14pm.

You are making a scale drawing of a sailboat using the scale 1 inch: 3 feet. The length of nthe sailboat at its longest point is 36 feet and the height is 54 feet.What should the lenght and height of the sailboat be in your drawing?

  • Algebra - , Sunday, January 22, 2012 at 2:39pm

    You can use a proportion:

    1/3 = x/36

    Cross multiply and solve for x.

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