# Math

I want to enlarge a 8 and 1/2 inch by 11 inch drawing to about 12 by 16 inches on the copy machine. What per centage of enlargement should I set the copy machine?

Thanks

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1. check the ratios.
12/8.5 = 141%
16/11 = 145%

So, use 141% so the width will fit. If you are really doing this on a machine, I think you'll find 141% on the menu.

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