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?

Math  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

Math  Reiny, Monday, February 6, 2012 at 8:36am
w/1.2 = 50/1
w = 50(1.2) = 60 inches or 5 ft

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

Math  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?

Math  HAAH, Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 2:08am
Its 5 ft, or 60 in
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