Posted by Sarah 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  Ms. Sue, Sunday, January 22, 2012 at 2:39pm
You can use a proportion:
1/3 = x/36
Cross multiply and solve for x.