Chapter 5.1, Problem 37E

### Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085

Chapter
Section

### Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085
Textbook Problem

# On a blueprint, a 1-in. scale corresponds to 3 ft. To show a room with actual dimensions 12 ft wide by 14 ft long, what dimensions should be shown on the blueprint?

To determine

To find:

The scale to show the actual dimension on the blueprint.

Explanation

It is given that 1-in. scale corresponds to 3 ft.

Therefore, it can be concluded that, 1 ft corresponds to 13â€‰in.

The actual dimension 12 ft wide by 14 ft long can be shown on the blueprint as

12(13â€‰in.)â€‰wideâ€‰byâ€‰14(13â€‰in

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