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28. Van Gogh’s painting Starry Night measures 92 cm long by 73 cm high. You buy a poster that shows an enlargement of the painting. The poster measures 120 cm long by 100 cm high. Is the poster an accurate representation of the painting? (Hint: Is the poster similar to the painting?) (2 points)

Let's set up a proportion and see.
92/120 = 73/100
Cross multiply:
9200 = 8760
The poster is not an accurate representation.
Here's another way of solving this problem.
http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1271208250 
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