# math 115 #8

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On the blueprint of Lauren's new office building, the scale is 3 in. equals 8 ft. What will be the actual length of Lauren's office if it measures 6 in. long on the blueprint?

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can't find previous posts..still don't get it

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is this correct? makes sense to me, but it seems like I am missing something about showing my work

if 3 in = 8 ft
then 6 in = 16 ft

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Yay! You are right! It does make sense!! :-)

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You could use a proportion to show your work.

3 / 8 = 6 / x
3x = 48
x = 16

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