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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 
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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 
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