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1. 
Polygon A is a scaled drawing for polygon B using a scale factor of 1:5. Polygon A's area is what fraction of polygon B's area?
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2. 
In a catalog, a scale drawing of a rectangular rug measures 2 inches by 3 inches, as shown. If the width of the actual rug is 4.5 feet, what is the area of the actual rug, in square feet?
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3. 
A scale drawing has a ½ inch = 5 feet scale.
a) The actual area of a square patio is 400 square feet. What is the area of the scale drawing of the patio, in square inches?
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b) The actual patio is going to be extended an additional 15 feet. How many inches must the scale drawing of the patio be increased?
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4. 
The blueprint of a rectangular cement driveway has a scale of 1 inch = 12 feet. The actual driveway is 96 feet long, with an area of 2,304 square feet.
a) What is the width of the driveway, on the blueprint, in inches?
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b) What is the area of the driveway on the blueprint, in square inches?
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5. 
A scale drawing of the square sign at the entrance to Kenya National Park has a side length of 24 inches. If the scale of the drawing is 1 inch = ¾ feet, what is the actual area, in square feet, of the entrance sign?
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6. 
The square traffic sign shown at the right measures 20 inches on each side. In a scale drawing of the sign, ¼ inch = 2 inches. What will be the area of the sign in the scale drawing?
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7. 
A small triangle is being enlarged, as shown at the right.
a) What is the height of the original, small triangle, in inches?
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b) What is the ratio of the area of the small triangle to the area of its enlargement?
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8. 
A toy car measures 2.6 inches in length.
The actual car measures 15.6 feet in length.
a) Which choice expresses the scale ratio in this situation?
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b) The toy car is sold in a small box. The length of the box is 2.8 inches, the width is 1.75 inches, and the height is 0.9 inches. If the actual car could be put in a similar box, what would be the volume of that box?
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