Posted by **Princess Anna** on Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 3:21pm.

So I'm drawing a scale drawing of

A room (Yes, I know what a Scale drawing is) and I don't know how to do it adding proportions....

and what does it mean to

Use dimensions to scale the room?

Care to explain?

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**PsyDAG**, Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 3:36pm
Convert all the dimensions of the room to whatever scale you are using.

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**Princess Anna**, Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 3:38pm
That kind of helps...:)

but I need more info.

But I really, really appreciate you answering!

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**PsyDAG**, Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 3:40pm
What specific sort of info are you seeking?

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**Princess Anna**, Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 3:46pm
Well, when you say:

"Convert all the dimensions of the room to whatever scale you are using"

can you really explain what that means?

I'm terrible at this!:-|

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 5:10pm
How big do you want to make the drawing?

Suppose you wanted to make it no more than 8 inches by 8 inches. If you used a scale of inch on the drawing equal to 2 feet in the real room. If your room is 10 feet by 12 feet, your drawing would be 5 inches by 6 inches.

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**Princess Anna**, Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 5:19pm
Oh, thank goodness you answered

Ms. Sue.

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**Rainshine**, Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 6:44pm
I did this yesterday and it took forever even with my tutor guiding me and then today I lost the scale page. Now I have to do it all over again. Oops! Good luck.

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**Sarah**, Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 1:39am
Bob is making a scale drawing of his garage which is 10 yards long.If 1/2 inch represents yard, how many inches long should the drawing be?

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