Posted by **Deborah** on Monday, November 5, 2012 at 4:02pm.

Sometimes scale drawings are shown on graph paper. Each square on this graph paper is 1/4 inch. Use the scale drawing of the living room to answer each question. There are 1,296 in.2 in one square yard. Use a proportion to find out how many square yards of carpet it would take to cover the floor.

There are 12 squares wide and 10 squares high... I have no idea how to do this....help

28 yd2

30 yd2

32 yd2

35 yd2

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**Steve**, Monday, November 5, 2012 at 4:40pm
You haven't said what the scale is. what are the dimensions of the room represented by a 10x12 square grid?

If each square represents a foot, then a 3x3 block of squares represents a square yard.

Once you figure out how many inches of the room are represented by a square on the paper, then you can do some math.

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**Deborah**, Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 2:20pm
The scale is 1/4

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**John**, Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 4:45pm
10/12=x/36

360/12=30 yds

1296 inches converted into yards is 36 yds

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**Emily**, Friday, November 15, 2013 at 9:57pm
The answer is 30

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