# math

scale drawing of a right triangle, base= 4ft, height= 2 ft, scale = 1/2 inches = 2ft, finf the area of the scale drawing.

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1. From your data,

A = 1/2 bh

h = 1 in.
b = 1/2 in.

Calculate A.

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2. Michelle is making a scale drawing of a building. The scale for the drawing is
1 inch = 6 feet. The height of the building in the drawing is

17 and 1
4 th

inches. Determine the height of the actual building.

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