Elementary Geometry for College Students (5th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1439047901
ISBN 13: 978-1-43904-790-3

Chapter 5 - Section 5.1 - Ratios, Rates, and Proportions - Exercises: 35

Answer

4 in by 4.66 in.

Work Step by Step

1:36 is the ratio in this problem The question is asking to find the blue print size of a room 12 ft by 14 ft. (144 in by 168 in) Divide each portion of the real size by the blue print ratio of 36. 144/36 = 4 in. 168/36 = 4.66 in.
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