# Algebra

posted by Sparkles

Suppose a model of the space shuttle "Endeavour" is 10 inches tall. The actual height of the "Endeavour" is 100 feet. What is the scale of the model?

1. Heather

100 feet = 1200 inches

scale = 10 inches : 1200 inches

1 inch : 120 inches

2. helper

Set up a ratio.

10 : 100 = 10/100 = 1/10

The model is 1/10 the size of the Endeavour.

3. helper

I did not notice that one measurement is in feet.

I compared inches to feet, which you cannot do.

4. marisol

Suppose a model of the space shuttle endeavour is 10 inches tall.the actual height of the endeavour is 100 feet.what is the scale of the model?

## Similar Questions

I need help with this problem: Suppose you design a second model car that is 1/4 the size of the model car you designed in Excercise 9.What is the perimeter of the license plate on the second model car?
2. ### Geometry

The Seattle space needle is 604 feet tall. a model of the building is 48 inches tall. what is the ratio of the height of the model to the height of the actual space needle?
3. ### Algebra 1

An architectural firm makes a model of a science center they are building. The ratio of the model to the actual size is 1 in.:85 ft. Estimate the height of the building if the model is 1.5 inches tall.
4. ### Algebra 1

Tall Buildings You made a model of the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington, for a report on architecture in the United States. You used a scale of 1 in.:50 ft. Your model is 12.1 inches tall. Estimate the actual height of the Space …
5. ### Math

2. Javar is building a model of the Titanic. He found a kit that is very detailed and built to scale. The scale is 1 inch equals 49 feet. If the complete model is 18 inches long how long was the original ship?
6. ### math

hey everyone can you guys please answer these 5 questions or 3 or 2 how many you want to answer I just need answers for these last 5 since I did the rest and thanks to you all because I do appreciate this. 1.The length of the driveway …
7. ### math

The scale model of a building is 5.4 feet tall. A)If the original building is 810 meters tall, what was the scale used to make the model?
8. ### Math

1.The actual distance between two cities is 135 km the map scale is 1 cm:100 km. Find the map distance. A)13.5 B)1.35////My answer//// C)0.135 D)1350 2. On a map of New Mexico, 1 cm represents 45 km. The distance from Albuquerque to …
9. ### Geometry

1. The Seattle Space Needle is 604 feet tall. A model for the building is 48 inches tall. What is the ratio of the height of the model to the height of the actual Space Needle?
10. ### Geometry B

unit 3 lesson 7: similarity unit test (Connexus) Can someone help me?

More Similar Questions