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The floor areas of a living room on a house plan measures 3 1/2 inches by 4 5/8 inches. If the scale is 1/4 inch = 1 foot, find the length of the longest side of room in feet. ________

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1. 4 5/8 * 4 = ??

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Ms. Sue
2. Which fraction is bigger: 4_5/8 or 3_1/2?

4_5/8, right?

We are given that 1/4 = 1 foot, right?

Divide 4_5/8 by the given scale or 1/4.

4_5/8 divided by 1/4 = 18_1/2 feet for the longest side.

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