Posted by **John** on Monday, February 6, 2012 at 2:14am.

A scale model of a house is 1 foot long. The actual house is 50 feet long. In the model, the window is 1 1/5 inches high. How many feet high is the actual window?

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**Anonymous**, Monday, February 6, 2012 at 2:32am
scale = 1 / 50

1 1 / 5 = 1.2

1.2 / ( 1 / 50 ) = 50 * 1.2 = 60 in

1 ft = 12 in

60 in = 5 ft

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**Reiny**, Monday, February 6, 2012 at 8:36am
w/1.2 = 50/1

w = 50(1.2) = 60 inches or 5 ft

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**No one**, Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 3:55pm
5ft

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**Kaye delgado**, Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 7:02pm
a scale model of house is 1 feet long.the actual house is 50 feet long.in a model,the window is 1 1/5 inch high.how many feet high is the actual window?

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**Kaye delgado**, Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 8:31pm
a scale model of house is 1 feet long.the actual house is 50 feet long.in a model,the window is 1 1/5 inch high.how many feet high is the actual window?

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