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posted by HOLAMOM .
Gina uses a magnifying glass to look at bugs. A caterpillar that is 2 inches long appears 4.5 inches long through the glass. What is the scale factor?

what is 4.5/2 ?

i guess well im not smart im in 5 th grade but i think its supposed to be 4.5/2 which is 2.5 i guess im not sure

That's not even one of the choices... I have the same problem. I don't understand this at all. I'm on a test, and I cant find the answer to this question. Going to online school sure has a down side.

I am in 8th grade and I found the answer to this problem to be 2.25

4.5/2 means to divide 4.5 by two. That being said Mac is correct.

I just did the quick check and here are the answers:
1.C
2.D
3.B
4.A 
sweetart is correct %100 Thanks
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Gina uses a magnifying glass to look at bugs. A caterpillar that is 2 inches long appears 4.5 inches long through the glass. What is the scale factor?