Changing the Scale Drawing of a Swimming Pool.
Here is a scale drawing of a swimming pool where 1 cm represents 1 m.
(1). How long and how wide is the actual swimming pool?
(2). Will a scale drawing where 1 cm represents 2 m be larger or smaller than this drawing?
(3). Make a scale drawing of the swimming pool where 1 cm represents 2 m.
Finding Corresponding Parts of Scaled Copies.
Triangle is a scaled copy of triangle . For each of the following parts of triangle , identify the corresponding part of triangle .
(1). angle = ?
(2). angle = ?
(3). segment = ?
(4). segment = ?
More Practice on Scaled & Actual Copies.
Interact with the applet below and answer the questions that follow.
A map of a park has a scale of 1 inch to 1,000 feet. Another map of the same park has a scale of 1 inch to 500 feet. Which map is larger? Explain or show your reasoning.
Quadrilateral Q is a scaled copy of Quadrilateral P created with a scale factor of 3.
If a student uses a ruler like this to measure the length of their foot, which choices would be appropriate measurements? Select all that apply. Explain your reasoning.