# Solve Scaling Problems (Verbal Descriptions) Quiz

8 questions

### #1 of 8:Mild

Solve scaling problems (verbal descriptions)

<p>Andrew is making a map of part of California, using a scale of `3` inches = `8` miles. If San Francisco and San Jose are actually `48` miles apart, how far apart will the two cities be on Andrew's map?</p>

### #2 of 8:Mild

Solve scaling problems (verbal descriptions)

<p>An airplane has a wingspan of `135` feet. Finn wants to make a scale model of the airplane for a project. He uses a scale of `5` inches`=30` feet for his model. </p><p>What is the wingspan of Finn's model airplane?</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>An architect created a model of a lighthouse tower to be built. </p><p>He used the scale `5` inches`=18` feet for the model. If the actual lighthouse tower will be `99` feet tall when it is finished, how many inches tall is the lighthouse tower in the model?</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>Daniel is working on a project to make a scale model of a city in the future. </p><p>He used the scale `0.5` cm: `3` meters for his model. A store on his model is meant to be `39` meters wide in the real future city. </p><p>What would the width of the store be on Daniel's 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>Lisa made a map of her neighborhood which had a scale of `1/4` inch`=5` feet. If Lisa's house and her friend Maya's house are `80` feet apart in the neighborhood, how far apart are the houses on Lisa's map? </p>

### #6 of 8:Medium

Solve scaling problems (verbal descriptions)

<p>Georgetown and Franklin are `2` cities that are `135` miles apart. How far apart are these cities when they are shown on a map that has a scale of `1/2` inch : `15` miles?</br><highlight data-color="#666" data-style="italic">Write your answer as an exact decimal or simplified fraction/mixed number.</highlight></p>

### #7 of 8:Spicy

Solve scaling problems (verbal descriptions)

<p>The image of a surfboard in a catalog has been made using a photograph with a scale of `1/4` inch on the picture representing `5/8` feet on the actual surfboard. The actual length of the surfboard is `10` feet. </p><p>Find the length of the scaled representation of the surfboard in the catalog.</p>

### #8 of 8:Spicy

Solve scaling problems (verbal descriptions)

<p>A landscaper is designing a garden maze for a customer's backyard. </p><p>The blueprint of her design is drawn with a scale of `2.5` cm`=1.6` meters. The outer edge of the maze in the actual garden will be `9.6` meters.</p><p>What will the edge of the maze measure on the blueprint?</p>

7th Grade students are expected to solve scaling problems from given verbal descriptions. Teachers can use “Solve scaling problems Quiz”, which is an effective way to test a student's understanding of proportional relationships. In these questions, the ...

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Grade 7
Rates And Proportional Relationships
7.G.A.1

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