Posted by **HOLAMOM** on Friday, November 9, 2012 at 12:27pm.

Gina uses a magnifying glass to look at bugs. A caterpillar that is 2 inches long appears 4.5 inches long through the glass. What is the scale factor?

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**Reiny**, Friday, November 9, 2012 at 3:12pm
what is 4.5/2 ?

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**anabelle**, Friday, November 9, 2012 at 6:45pm
i guess well im not smart im in 5 th grade but i think its supposed to be 4.5/2 which is 2.5 i guess im not sure

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**Anna**, Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 12:39pm
That's not even one of the choices... I have the same problem. I don't understand this at all. I'm on a test, and I cant find the answer to this question. Going to online school sure has a down side.

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**Mac**, Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 10:02am
I am in 8th grade and I found the answer to this problem to be 2.25

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