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May 19th, 2019, 02:23 AM  #1 
Member Joined: Aug 2018 From: Warrington Posts: 53 Thanks: 1  Dimensions of the tent
You and your friends decide to camp for one night. Look at the diagram of your tent below. It is drawn on 1 cm squared paper. The scale is 1 cm : 0.25 m What are the dimensions of the tent’s porch area in metres? m multiplied by m I am not sure how to work out the answer as got mild special needs 
May 19th, 2019, 07:50 AM  #2 
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In the diagram, the porch is 4 cm by 10 cm, but the scale means that each cm represents 0.25 m, so 4 cm represents 1 m (because 4 × 0.25 = 1) and 10 cm represents 2.5 m. Hence the porch measures 1 metre by 2.5 metres. 

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