posted by Jerald on .
2. Javar is building a model of the Titanic. He found a kit that is very detailed and built to scale. The scale is 1 inch equals 49 feet. If the complete model is 18 inches long how long was the original ship?
A. 2.7 feet
C. 73 1/2 feet
2a. Javier also build a model of the mayflower. The original ship was approximately 90 feet long and the model was 15 inches long. What was the scale?
Explain how you arrived at your answer
1/6 because that's what 15/90 beceomes
Both are right.
Using complete sentences, explain why understanding scale is an important skill
Understanding skill is important so you can see how big things are except in a smaller version.
Thank you Ms. Sue
You're welcome, Jerald.