1.   The Gordons are building a deck in their back yard. They want it to be 10 feet wide and 15 feet long. If the scale on the blueprint is1 inch = 2.5 feet, what should the dimensions be in the scale drawing?
    A. w = 4 in., = 5 in. B. w = 25 in., = 37.5 in.
    C. w = 3 in., = 5 in. D. w = 4 in., = 6 in.
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  2.   T.J. likes cars a lot. He draws his favorite car on a scale drawing. In the drawing, the scale is 2 inches for each foot. If the drawing is 23 inches long, how long is the actual car?
    A. 46 ft B. 13 ft
    C. 11.5 in. D. 11.5 ft
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  3.   If the scale on a map is 1 cm for every 117 km and Washington, D.C., and Baghdad, Iraq, are 85.26 cm apart on the map, then approximately how far apart are they really?
    A. 9,975 m B. 9.975 m
    C. 9,975 cm D. 9,975 km
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  4.   Mr. Navarro is a landscaper. He uses a computer program to generate scale drawings of his plans. If the scale on a particular drawing is 3 cm for each meter and Mr. Navarro wants to plant a hedge that runs along the side of a building and is 13 m long, how long should the drawing of the hedge on the program be?
    A. 23 cm B. 12.3 cm
    C. 30 cm D. 39 cm
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  5.   Find the scale factor of a blueprint if the scale is 3 inches = 6 feet.
    A. B.
    C. D.
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