# Solve Scaling Problems (Verbal Descriptions)

8 questions

### #1 of 8:Mild

Solve scaling problems (verbal descriptions)

<p>Steve is a mechanical engineer who is designing a new model of motorbike for his company. </p><p>He has prepared a model of the motorbike that has a scale of `2` inches : `7` inches. The actual height of the motorbike will be `42` inches when it is finished. </p><p>What would be the height of the motorbike in Steve's model?</p>

### #2 of 8:Medium

Solve scaling problems (verbal descriptions)

<p>The actual length of Lyra's flower bed is `7` meters. She makes a scale drawing of her garden using a scale of `2` cm`=5` meters to help her place new flowers and garden ornaments. </p><p>What would be the length of the flower bed in Lyra's scale drawing?</br><highlight data-color="#666" data-style="italic">Write your answer as an exact decimal or simplified fraction/mixed number.</highlight></p>

### #3 of 8:Medium

Solve scaling problems (verbal descriptions)

<p>Before updating the deck on his house, Larry measured his house and made a scale drawing using the scale `1/2` inch`=3` feet. Larry would like the actual length of his new deck on the back of the house to be is `21` feet in length. </p><p>How long would the deck be on Larry's scale drawing?</br><highlight data-color="#666" data-style="italic">Write your answer as an exact decimal or simplified fraction/mixed number.</highlight></p>

### #4 of 8:Medium

Solve scaling problems (verbal descriptions)

<p>Arbella is creating a miniature `3`-dimensional model of a historical landmark for a Social Studies project. The scale of her model is `0.5` inch: `61` feet. The actual height of the landmark she has made a model of is `305` feet. </p><p>What is the height of Arbella's miniature model?</br><highlight data-color="#666" data-style="italic">Write your answer as an exact decimal or simplified fraction/mixed number.</highlight></p>

### #5 of 8:Medium

Solve scaling problems (verbal descriptions)

<p>The tallest giraffe in the world is `19` feet tall. A model of this giraffe was built using a scale of `2` inches : `5` feet. </p><p>How tall is the model of the giraffe?</br><highlight data-color="#666" data-style="italic">Write your answer as an exact decimal or simplified fraction/mixed number.</highlight></p>

### #6 of 8:Spicy

Solve scaling problems (verbal descriptions)

<p>Sally took a photo from her trip to Florida to a shop to enlarge it into a poster for her office. </p><p>The store used a scale of `2` inches: `7 1/2` inches to make the poster. The finished poster is `26 1/4` inches in length. </p><p>What is the length of the photograph that was enlarged to make the poster?</p>

### #7 of 8:Spicy

Solve scaling problems (verbal descriptions)

<p>The map of a city playground includes a sandpit and a swing. the map has been made with a scale where `0.5` cm on the map is equal to `0.2` meters in the playground. If the actual distance between the sandpit and the swing is `2.4` meters, what is the distance between them on the map?</p>

### #8 of 8:Spicy

Solve scaling problems (verbal descriptions)

<p>A toy manufacturing company creates a model kit for a sports car. </p><p>The model is made to a scale where `1/2` inch on the model represents `1 3/5` feet on the actual car. </p><p>What is the model toy car's length if the car's actual length is `16` feet?</p>

For 7th Grade students, it is important to practice the scaling problems and how to use them In the real world. Students can use “Solve scaling problems practice problems” for more practice.

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