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 July 4th, 2010, 07:02 AM #1 Newbie   Joined: Jun 2010 Posts: 24 Thanks: 0 How to solve this question? A rectangle drawn to a scale of 1 cm : 200m. Given that AB=6cm(height) and BC=4cm (width), find the actual a)Actual length and breadth of the rectangle in km b)area of rectangle in km square
 July 4th, 2010, 07:36 AM #2 Global Moderator     Joined: Nov 2009 From: Northwest Arkansas Posts: 2,767 Thanks: 5 Re: How to solve this question ? "What have you done so far?" - that's a typical first response to a question like this. Have you done anything for either part? Please show us.
 July 4th, 2010, 08:56 AM #3 Newbie   Joined: Jun 2010 Posts: 24 Thanks: 0 Re: How to solve this question? How can I give the answer in km when there is nothing given relating to km?
 July 4th, 2010, 09:05 AM #4 Global Moderator     Joined: Nov 2009 From: Northwest Arkansas Posts: 2,767 Thanks: 5 Re: How to solve this question? 1000m = 1km. You need to convert at some point. Do you know the dimensions of the box in meters?
 July 5th, 2010, 06:46 AM #5 Global Moderator   Joined: Dec 2006 Posts: 21,035 Thanks: 2271 The scale of scale of 1 cm : 200m is equivalent to 5cm : 1km. I hope that helps.
 July 5th, 2010, 07:00 AM #6 Newbie   Joined: Jun 2010 Posts: 24 Thanks: 0 Re: How to solve this question? Solved it

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