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Mr. Smith has a scale drawing of his rectangular swimming pool. The lenght is 15" and the height is 11". The scale is 1 inch = 2 feet.

What is the perimeter of the actual pool? Do I add 15 + 15 + 11 + 11 to get the perimeter?

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    your answer to 15 + 15 + 11 + 11 would still be in inches.
    The sum is 52 inches, but each inch is 2 feet.
    So the perimeter of the pool would be 104 feet.

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