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July 4th, 2010, 07:02 AM   #1
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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
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July 4th, 2010, 07:36 AM   #2
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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.
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July 4th, 2010, 08:56 AM   #3
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Re: How to solve this question?

How can I give the answer in km when there is nothing given relating to km?
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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?
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July 5th, 2010, 06:46 AM   #5
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The scale of scale of 1 cm : 200m is equivalent to 5cm : 1km. I hope that helps.
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