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Gina uses a magnifying glass to look at bugs. A caterpillar that is 2 inches long appears 4.5 inches long through the glass. What is the scale factor?

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asked by HOLAMOM
  1. what is 4.5/2 ?

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    posted by Reiny
  2. i guess well im not smart im in 5 th grade but i think its supposed to be 4.5/2 which is 2.5 i guess im not sure

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    posted by anabelle
  3. That's not even one of the choices... I have the same problem. I don't understand this at all. I'm on a test, and I cant find the answer to this question. Going to online school sure has a down side.

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    posted by Anna
  4. I am in 8th grade and I found the answer to this problem to be 2.25

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    posted by Mac
  5. 4.5/2 means to divide 4.5 by two. That being said Mac is correct.

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  6. I just did the quick check and here are the answers:
    1.C
    2.D
    3.B
    4.A

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  7. sweetart is correct %100 Thanks

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    posted by lily
  8. sweetart is wrong
    0 thanks pal

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    posted by kys
  9. Sweetheart was wrong
    the right answers are

    1.c
    2.b
    3.a
    4.c

    I got 1/4 with her answers

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