Posted by **moby** on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 7:01pm.

Amy is making scale drawings of different things in her neighborhood. One house she drew is 30 feet wide. Her scale drawing of the house is 5 inches wide. Which of the following uses the same scale Amy used to draw this house? Is this right my answer below?

29.5 foot wide play ground is represented by a 4.5 inch wide drawing.

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**Damon**, Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 7:06pm
30 feet = 360 inches

360/5 = 72 to 1

4.5 inches * 72 = 324 inches = 27 feet not 29.5

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 7:08pm
No.

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**moby**, Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 7:10pm
The choices are that one or

3 foot tall mail box is represented by an 18 inch tall drawing

or the 29.5 foot wide play ground answer

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**Damon**, Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 7:25pm
3/18 = 5/30

yes

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**moby**, Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 7:30pm
Thank you, thank you. I thought I was forgotten :(

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**Damon**, Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 7:32pm
You are welcome.

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