MATH SOLVE

4 months ago

Q:
# Renee is making a scale diagram of her mp3 player. The length of her scale drawing is 8 inches, and the width is 14 inches. The actual length of the mp3 player is 4 centimeters, and the width is 7 centimeters. what is the scale factor?

Accepted Solution

A:

Answer: 2

Explanation:

The scale factor is the ratio between the scale drawing measures and the actual measures.

scale drawing length 8 inches

scale factor = ratio = -------------------------------- = --------------- = 2

actual length 4 inches

Also,

scale drawing width 14 inches

scale factor = ratio = ----------------------------- = --------------- = 2

actual width 7 inces

As seen the scale factor is 2.

Explanation:

The scale factor is the ratio between the scale drawing measures and the actual measures.

scale drawing length 8 inches

scale factor = ratio = -------------------------------- = --------------- = 2

actual length 4 inches

Also,

scale drawing width 14 inches

scale factor = ratio = ----------------------------- = --------------- = 2

actual width 7 inces

As seen the scale factor is 2.