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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?
A. 2.7 feet
B.588 feet
C. 73 1/2 feet
D.882 feet
D

2a. Javier also build a model of the mayflower. The original ship was approximately 90 feet long and the model was 15 inches long. What was the scale?
Explain how you arrived at your answer
1/6 because that's what 15/90 beceomes

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    Both are right.

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    Using complete sentences, explain why understanding scale is an important skill

    Understanding skill is important so you can see how big things are except in a smaller version.

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    Good!

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    Thank you Ms. Sue

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    You're welcome, Jerald.

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