Posted by Dennis on .
A scale drawing of a house is drawn with a scale of 1 in. : 16 ft. Find the actual length of a hallway that is 5/8 in. On the scale drawing. Show your work

Math 
Ms. Sue,
Cross multiply and solve for x.
1/16 = (5/8)/x
x = (5/8) * 16
x = 80/8
x = 10 feet