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Create 4 proportions that will work for the following scenario: If the scale is 3.5 in = 8 ft and the drawing measures 6 in, what is the actual distance?

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    3.5/6 = 8/x
    or
    6/3.5 = x/8
    or 3.5/8 = 6/x
    or
    8/3.5 = x/6

    notice each one gives you a cross-product of
    3.5x = 6(8)

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