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Name _________________________________ Date ___________________ Scale drawings -Review EXAMPLE: Problem: The length of the subway is 25 miles. If 1 inch represents 5 miles, what is the length of the bridge? Step 1: Divide 25 by 5 to determine the number of units = 25/5 = 5 units Step 2: Take the units and multiply by the scale. Step 3: = 5(1) = 5 inches Step 4: The answer is: 5 inches Practice this skill by completing the problems below Do the following: 1. The length of the underground 2. Dimensions of a building are 654 feet pathway is 350 miles. If 1 inch by 264 feet. If 1 inch represents 64 represents 35 miles, what is the feet, what are the dimensions of the length of the underground pathway building on the drawing? on the map? 3. If one inch represents 15 feet, 4. If on a scale drawing 25 feet are what dimensions would you use to represented by 15 inches, then a scale make a scale drawing of a building of 1/15 inch represents how many feet? 550 feet by 600 feet? 5. If 1 inch represents 22 miles on a 6. The length of the highway is 2500 map, then how many inches will miles. If 1 inch represents 150 miles, represent 2240 miles? what is the length of the highway on the map? © EasyTeacherWorksheets.com