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Math
If i have a scale factor to enlarge a picture at 11/3, how would i get the scale to get from the big picture to the small picture?
Thursday, October 11, 2007 at 6:46pm by Brittany

7th grade marking period project
I need help im a 7th grader that has to do a project. They want me to decide what the scale wil be for oyur scale drawing or model? use a unit of measurement that will be easy for you to work with? write thescale factor down. Show the work for converting the actual dimensions ...
Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at 2:29pm by jazzy

math
Troy is building a pool that is proportional to the Olympic-sized pool. The width of his pool will be 625 centimeters. find the scale factor troy will use to build his pool use the scale factor to show the length of troys pool if the length of the Olympica pool is 50 meters ...
Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 9:53pm by Court

geometry
Joe's living room is a rectangle and measures 15 ft by 27 ft. Using a scale of 1 in. = 3ft. How could I sketch it and show both the actual measurements and the scale measurements
Monday, February 20, 2012 at 9:47pm by snoop

Scale Representations
A model airplane is made on a scale of 1:128. A)What is the scale factor of the model? B)If the airplane has a wingspan of 30 cm, what is the wingspan of the actual airplane?
Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 4:34pm by Sari

Geometry
Angle DEF is similar to Angle HJK and the scale factor of angle DEF to anle HJK IS 5/2. If EF =15 FIND JK Here is what I came up with Am I correct 5/2 = EF/JK 5/2 =15/JK 5(JK)=30 JK=30/5 JK=6 Thanks much
Wednesday, June 13, 2007 at 10:28am by DANIELLE

Geometry
Please Help. You make a scale draing of a garden plot using the scale 2in.= 17ft. If the length of a row of vegetables on the drawing is 3 in.,how long is he actual row?
Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 7:25pm by myles

geometry
216 in cubed is the volume of a figure 27 in cubed is the volume of a similiar figure what is the scale factor?
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 5:10pm by Nasser

geometry
Below is a scale of my garden. It is drawn at 3in: 8ft scale. To the nearest whole squre foot what is the area of my garden? **picture of octagon with one side 8in**
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 4:02pm by Nicole

science
You are designing a scale model of the solar system mercury it is 4,878 km in diameter.using the following scale factor, how large does your model of mercury need to be? A. 160cm B. 16cm C.146cm D.30cm
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at 7:42am by walter

geometry
A park at the end of a city block is a right triangle with legs 150 ft and 200 ft long. Make a scale drawing of the park using the following scale 1in:300ft.
Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at 4:44pm by ian

Geometry
The side length of square ABCD is 1 unit. Its diagonal, AC, is a side of square ACEF. Square ACEF is then enlarged by a scale factor of 2. What is the area of the enlargement, in square units?
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at 7:50pm by Kayla

geometry
Can someone help? Your make a scale drawing of a tree using the scale 5 in. =27 ft. If the tree is 67.5 ft tall, how tall is the scale drawing?
Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 10:34am by myles

Math
Charlotte is building a dollhouse that is a scale replica of her own house. One of the windows on the front of the house is 105 cm wide and 126cm high. On the dollhouse, the window is 7cm wide a)write a scale statement for the dollhouse? b)what scale factor is charlotte using ...
Friday, March 30, 2012 at 4:25pm by Charlotte

physics
If you stand on a bathroom scale, the spring inside the scale compresses 0.50 mm, and it tells you your weight is 680 N. Now if you jump on the scale from a height of 1.4 m, what does the scale read at its peak?
Friday, March 2, 2012 at 12:11am by Caroline

physics
If you stand on a bathroom scale, the spring inside the scale compresses 0.50 mm, and it tells you your weight is 760 N. Now if you jump on the scale from a height of 1.0 m, what does the scale read at its peak?
Monday, November 5, 2012 at 8:06pm by Lauria

math
A male moose is 2.6 m tall and 3.2 m long, with antlers that are 1.2 m across. An artist wants to carve scale models of the moose. She uses a scale factor of 1/30. a) What are the dimensions of the carvings to the nearest centimetre? b) How many carvings can she make using ...
Monday, January 14, 2013 at 2:52am by alan

geometry
the dimensions of the triangular lateral faces of a pyramid are dilated with a scale factor of 8/3 to create similar triangles. if the perimeter of one triangular face was 57 inches what is the perimeter of each of the dilated triangular faces
Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 4:56pm by stormy

geometry
the scale factor between figure A and figure B is 0.25. If one side length of figure B is 56 yards, what is the corresponding side length of figure A?
Sunday, October 3, 2010 at 9:31pm by linda

math
i have math homework and it says i have to find 1 pair of rectangle that are simular and find the scale factor but i cant find the scale factorthe k rectangle is 4 cubes base by 3cubes height and n rectangle is 12 cubes base and 1 cube height but i cant find the scal factor ...
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at 8:34pm by hawk

Geometry
On one side of a scale there are 6 coins, 3 weighing 2 grams each and 3 weighing x grams each. The scale is balanced if 5 coins weighing x grams each are placed on the other side of the scale. How much does each of the unknown coins weigh? Answer in units of gram
Friday, November 27, 2009 at 8:45pm by Chitra

math
suppose you copy a figure on the copier using the givin size factor. Find the scale factor from the orignal figure to copy in desimal form. for 200%, 150% 75% 50% 125% and 25%
Thursday, November 26, 2009 at 8:06pm by ashtyn

math
suppose you copy a figure on a copier using the given size factor. find the scale factor from the original figure to the copy in decimal form. a)200%, b)50%, c)150%, d)125%, e)75%, f)25%
Tuesday, December 8, 2009 at 11:02am by dillan

Math
1. Write the ratio in the simplest form. 50: 10 (1 point) 25: 5 10: 2 5: 1* 1: 5 2. Solve the following proportion x over 2 = 8 over 9 (1 point) 144 0.44 1.78* 36 3. Sarah’s mother has a miniature village modeled after her home town. The model is 10 feet long and 7 feet wide. ...
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 10:35pm by anonymous

7th grade math
Suppose you copy a figure on a copier using the given size factor. Find the scale factor from the original figure to the copy in decimal form. a] 200% b] 150% c] 75%
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 8:19pm by DIANE

physics
Water is in the big beaker in the figure on the left. Scale 1 reads 87 Newtons, scale 2 reads 544 newtons, and scale 3 reads 0 newtons. The hanging block has a density of 15 x 10^3 kg/m^3. What does scale 1 read after the block is fully lowered into the beaker of water? Scale...
Monday, April 7, 2014 at 4:55pm by sean

geometry
A microscope shows you an image of an object that is 80 times the actual size. Therefore, the scale factor of the enlargement is 80. An insect has a body length of 7 millimeters. What is the body length of the insect under the microscope? I know it's 560, but not sure if ...
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 3:28pm by Brandon

geometry
Two cones are similar. The larger cone, R, has a volume of 1331 cubic feet and the smaller cone, S, has a volume of 64 cubic feet. Find the scale factor of Cone R to Cone S.
Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 11:12am by jack

algebra
A scale model of a park has an area of 192 cm2. The actual park has an area of 12 km2. What is the scale factor used for the model?
Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 5:13pm by sak

math
The scale factor for a model train is 1/6.if the actual train is 25 ft long, how long is the scale model? Is it A) 4.2ft, B) 3.4ft, C)150 ft, D) 5ft?
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 4:50pm by tyra

geometry.
in a scale drawing of a school's floor plan, 6 inches represents 100 feet. If the distance from one end of the main hallway to the other is 175 feet, find the corresponding length in the scale drawing.
Monday, February 28, 2011 at 1:08am by shannon

Math
X(-1,-2),Y(2,1),Z(4,-1); scale factor 3
Monday, November 8, 2010 at 8:00pm by Sarah

Math
What is 36:6 with a scale factor of .3
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 11:16pm by Keara

MATH
What is the scale factor?
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 6:50pm by Janir

Math
A model airplane is made on a scale of 1:128. A)what is the scale factor? b) if the airplane model has a wingspan of 30cm,what is the wingspan of the actual plane? use model over original
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 4:54pm by Cleopatra

geometry
A preimage includes a line segment of length x and slope m. If the preimage is dilated by a scale factor of n, what are the length and slope of the corresponding line segment in the image
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 9:21am by ELIJAH

geometry
Hexagon D and hexagon H are regular hexagons. The scale factor from hexagon D to hexagon H is 0.25. One side of hexagon D measures 18 cm. What is the length of one side of hexagon H?
Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at 4:23pm by Anonymous

Math
My son is struggling with ratios and Ploygons. The word problem is: Lydia wants to use a photocopier to increase the size of a small chart. The chart is 4 in. by 5 in. If she uses a scale factor of 5:11 will the chart fit on a 8 1/2 x 11 sheet of paper? Can some explain to me ...
Monday, January 28, 2013 at 10:16pm by Zina

math
what does a scale factor represent ?
Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at 7:19am by Bob lee

math
how do we find the scale factor
Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 8:02pm by jamine

Geometry
Triangle UVW is the pre-image of triangle RST with a scale factor of 3. Find the area of triangle UVW if the area of triangle RST is 9 cm2.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 10:54am by Lindsey

Geometry
The scale factor of triangle DEF to triangle HJK is 5/2. If EF =15 find JK EF : JK = 5 : 2 15 : JK = 5 : 2 15 * 2 = JK * 5 30 = 5(JK) 5(JK) / 5 = 30 / 5 JK = 6 Am I CORRECT ON THIS ONE? Looks like EF and JK are corresponding sides of similar triangles. Each side of DEF is 2.5 ...
Monday, June 18, 2007 at 1:46pm by DANIELLE

Math
What is the scale factor of 30 inches to 7 feet
Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 5:30pm by Gaby

Math
How to find scale factor of dilation: A-(-1,2) B-(2,5)
Friday, January 25, 2013 at 6:29am by Nina

Geometry
On the scale drawing of a floor plan 2 inches= 5 ft. A room is 7 inches long on the scale drawing. Find the actual length of the room.
Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 12:44am by Cassie

math
how to Ifind scale factor if 1/4 inch =2feet
Tuesday, January 29, 2008 at 8:44pm by rich

Math
How to reduce a picture using a scale factor of 1/4 and how to do it
Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 3:08pm by Keisha

math
What is the scale factor if a 8.9 m object appears as 6.5 cm in a picture?
Monday, January 7, 2013 at 9:41pm by Anonymous

math
What is the scale factor is a 8.9 m object appears as 6.5c, in a picture?
Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 3:31pm by Anonymous

Geometry
Triangle DEF ~ Triangle HJK, and the scale factor of Triangle DEF to Triangle HJK is 5/2. If EF=15, find JK
Wednesday, June 16, 2010 at 10:09am by April

MATH
A model train is a scale model created from actual measurements. The scale factor for HO or Half Zero model trains is 1:87. A typical engine is 50mm in height and 200mm in length. Determine the actual dimensions of the train engine. Help Please
Sunday, March 28, 2010 at 6:45pm by Anonymous

MATH
A model train is a scale model created from actual measurements. The scale factor for HO or Half Zero model trains is 1:87. A typical engine is 50mm in height and 200mm in length. Determine the actual dimensions of the train engine. Help Please
Sunday, March 28, 2010 at 7:15pm by Anonymous

Math11
A model airplane is made on a scale of 1:128. A)What is the scale factor of the model? B)If the airplane has a wingspan of 30 cm, what is the wingspan of the actual airplane Need help on this.
Friday, March 30, 2012 at 4:22pm by Sari

geometry
Two similar solids have a scale factor of 3:5. If the height of solid I is 3 cm, find the height of solid II. If the surface area of I is 54pi cm squared, find the surface area of II. If the volume of II is 250pi cubed, find the volume of I
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 11:57pm by Tim

geometry
Macy wants to jog around Triangle Park. On a scale map, the park has a perimeter of 11 inches. The scale of the map is 1 inch : 100 yards. What is the perimeter of the actual park?
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at 9:49am by crystal

math
Pilar made a scale drawing of a game room. The pool table is 2 inches long in the drawing. The actual pool table is 6 feet long. What is the scale factor of the drawing?
Monday, September 17, 2012 at 11:59am by guillermo anaya

8th grade math
A model car is a 1/43 scale model of the original car. What is the scale factor needed to find the dimensions of the original car? model car=4.2" long, 1.3"tall, and 1.6" wide?
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 5:29pm by Kory

Math
what is the scale factor of ~ 1 inch= 3 feet please explain!
Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 12:43pm by Anonymous

Physics
A beaker of mass 1.2 kg containing 2.1 kg of water rests on a scale. A 2.2 kg block of aluminum (of density 2700 kg/m3) suspended from a spring scale is submerged in the water. Find the reading of the upper scale (the spring scale). The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s2 . ...
Sunday, November 28, 2010 at 7:21pm by Sara

physics
if I weigh 177 lb on a stationary scale and stand on that same scale inside an elevator going up at an acceleration of 12 ft/s^2 the scale will read 238lbs. if the elevator, still moving upwards, decelerates at the rate of 32 ft/s^2 what will the scale read?
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 9:42pm by jake

geometry
A lacrosse field measures 110 yards long by 60 yards wide. What would be an appropriate scale to construct a scale drawing of a lacrosse field so it would best fit on a 8.5 by 11 inch sheet of paper?(1 yd = 36 in.)
Thursday, February 2, 2012 at 9:23pm by Lynn

Steve 3 more questions.
18.Cinema A sells a twelve-pack of movie passes for $66. Cinema B sells a five-pack of movie passes for $28. a. Find the cost per movie pass for each cinema. Which offer is cheaper per movie pass? b. How much do you save per movie pass if you choose the cheaper offer? 19. Find...
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 6:55pm by Jman

Math
A computer chip on a circuit board has a rectangular shape, with a width of 6mm and a length of 9mm. Plans for the circuit board must be drawn using a scale factor of 15. Draw a scale diagram of the computer chip as it would appear on the plans. Please show work.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at 10:05pm by Anonymous

math
Quinn used a scale drawing to build a soccer field near his school. Initially, he wanted the field to be 28 yards long and 17.5 yards wide. He decided to change the length of the field to 36 yards. If the width is to be changed by the same scale factor, what is the new width ...
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:10am by Kaitlyn

MATH
A triangle with the vertices A(–3, 4), B(3, 1), and C(–1, –5) is dilated by a scale factor of 2. Find the coordinates of A', B', and C'.
Monday, September 27, 2010 at 6:24pm by NICK

math
if I want to make a figure twice as large, do I multiply by a scale factor of 2?
Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 10:49pm by Anonymous

linear algebra
In a dilation with a scale factor of 3/4 , the image is __________ the preimage
Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 1:36am by david mendez

Science
If while the mass was hanging from a spring scale you pulled up sharply on the scale what do you think would happen to the reading on the scale?
Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 9:38pm by Brandon

Geometry
Ms Mary really liked the carpet she brought for her bedroom and she would like to buy the same carpet for her large library. the floor of her library is similar to the floor of her 9-foot-by-12-foot bedroom. The scale factor from the bedroom to the library is 2.5. How much ...
Thursday, November 13, 2008 at 7:42pm by Angel

math
If someone's height is six feet and is enlarged to 16.8 inches, what is the scale factor?
Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 7:54pm by Ericka

8 th grade math
3in.x 5in. photo are triped what scale factor is used
Monday, May 14, 2012 at 6:16pm by Anonymous

Math
Given a scale factor of , find the coordinates for the dilation of the triangle with vertices at (0, 0), (0, 2) and (4, 0).
Friday, November 9, 2012 at 12:25pm by HOLAMOM

Algebra
Find the coordinates of the quadrilateral abcd after a dilation with a scale factor of 2. a(2,0), B(2,2), C(5,2), D(5,0)
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 3:43pm by Steve

Math
Dollhouse and the furnishing are built to a scale of exactly 1 in. to 1 ft, what is the linear scaling factor?
Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 6:41am by Tracy

physics
if I weigh 177 lb on a stationary scale and stand on that same scale inside an elevator going up at an acceleration of 12 ft/s^2 what will the ending scale reading be?
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 9:29pm by jake

physics
Search: A block of steel (7900 kg/m3) is suspended from a spring scale. The scale is in newtons.What is the scale reading if the block is in air?What is the scale reading after the block has been lowered into a beaker of oil (900 kg/m3) and is completely submerged?
Friday, December 17, 2010 at 7:57pm by dora

physics
Water falls without splashing at a rate of 0.220 L/s from a height of 2.20 m into a 0.720 kg bucket on a scale. If the bucket is originally empty, what does the scale read 3.20 s after water starts to accumulate in it? The answer is supposed to be in Newtons but I don't see ...
Sunday, March 22, 2009 at 11:16pm by jessi

geometry
If EF = 2x – 12, FG = 3x – 15, and EG = 23, find the values of x, EF, and FG. The drawing is not to scale.
Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at 3:26pm by angel

geometry
If EF = 6 and EG = 21, find the value of FG. The drawing is not to scale.
Friday, September 23, 2011 at 8:22am by nileya

math
two similar hexagons have perimeters of 20m and 50m. what is there scale factor?
Sunday, June 5, 2011 at 9:27pm by mackenzie

Math
Given a scale factor of 2, find the coordinates for the dilation of the line segment with endpoints (–1, 2) and (3, –3)
Friday, November 9, 2012 at 12:24pm by HOLAMOM

central middle
what do you get as your new length and width if you enlarge a 8 cm by 10 cm photo by a scale factor of 150%
Monday, December 3, 2012 at 4:11pm by Anonymous

geometry
I realy need help please!!!! 1-Describe the translation in words: (x, y) (x - 4, y - 9) A)4 units to the left, 9 units down B)4 units to the left, 9 units up C)4 units to the right, 9 units down D)4 units to the right, 9 units up 2-][3-,2.[1,4],[-5,4]2,-3]at element is in row ...
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at 4:24pm by mo

Geometry
A city has a scale model of the solar system nearly 6 km long. The model's scale is 1 km : 1 billion km. a. Earth is 150,000,000 km from the Sun. How many meters apart are Earth and the Sun in the model?
Friday, December 30, 2011 at 11:24pm by Anonymous

math
if you have two rectangles one is 3ft wide and 9ft long and the other is 1 ft wide and 3ft long what is the scale factor form small rectangle to large rectangle? what is the scale from large to small? would it be 1/3 and 3/1?
Monday, May 16, 2011 at 9:15pm by jill

Physics
A 4.8 kg container of water sits on a scale A. A cube of aluminum with sides of length 11.0 cm is suspended from a spring scale B so that half of the block is submerged in the water. What is the reading (in N) on spring scale B The continual question is What is the reading (...
Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 5:16pm by Jason

Math
Which type of dilation is determined by a scale factor of 10? enlargement reduction congruence transformation none of these
Tuesday, January 15, 2008 at 9:05pm by Andrea

math
Given a scale factor of 2, find the coordinates for the dilation of the line segment with endpoints (–1, 2) and (3, –3). (1 point) (–2, 4) and (6, 6) (2, 4) and (6, 6) (–2, 4) and (6, –6) (2, –1) and (–3, 3)
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 1:50pm by ?

math HELP!!!!!!!!!
1. Given a scale factor of 2, find the coordinates for the dilation of the line segment with endpoints (–1, 2) and (3, –3). (1 point)(–2, 4) and (6, 6) (2, 4) and (6, 6) (–2, 4) and (6, –6) (2, –1) and (–3, 3)
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 3:25pm by ?

Cosmology
In an Einstein-de Sitter (matter-dominated) universe, the scale factor is proportional to time to the power of: * 3/2 * 2/3 * 1/2 * -1/3
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 12:27am by qwerty

geometry
find the value of x if l is parallel to m. the diagram is not to scale
Saturday, July 23, 2011 at 5:33pm by Anonymous

geometry
‹mΪR = 120‹ and mΪS = 100‹. Find mΪT. The diagram is not to scale.
Friday, November 25, 2011 at 11:26am by Ryan

geometry
a student makes a scale model of a large aquarium.Her model holds 5 liters of water.The large aquarium holds 5000 liters of water.By what factor can she multiply the dimensions of the model to get the demensions of the large aquarium?
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 6:01am by neisha

math/geometry
Oil from a drum leaks into water surrounding the drum, creating a circular oil slick 100 square feet in area.Find the scale factor of the size transformation of the oil slick when it is 450 square feet in area. Round to the nearest hundredth.Where is the center of the size ...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 7:09pm by breck

Geometry - Dilation of a square
The preimage of square ABCD has its center at (8,-8) and has an area of 4 square units. The top side of the square is horizontal. The square is then dilated with the dilation center at (0,0) and a scale factor of 2. What are the coordinates of the vertex of the image of square...
Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 10:54am by Knights

math (8th grade)
The length of each piece in a model train railroad built on the HO scale is 1/87 of the actual length. Another popular model is the N scale, for which the scale is 1/160. Each car on a full-size passenger train is 80ft long. What is the length in inches of a model passenger ...
Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 6:02pm by megan

8 th grade math
length and width of a 3in x 5 in photo are tripled what scale factor is used i put 9 id that right
Monday, May 14, 2012 at 7:33pm by Anonymous

Cosmology
The scale factor, R, describes how universal expansion changes with: - time - curvature - location - all of the above
Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 8:15pm by qwerty

Math
Please help me with this!! The actual length of the picnic table is 180cm with legs 60cm. What is the scale factor for this diagram?
Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 12:41pm by Cherie

Geometry
50. Find the value of x for ° and °. The figure is not drawn to scale. (1 point) 34° 56.5° 22° 68°
Monday, June 10, 2013 at 6:51pm by James

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