Jessica’s parents are planning their new house. They received a scale drawing from an architect, and Jessica is trying to figure out how big her bedroom will be. The architect has noted that each
For example, say Jessica's bathroom is represented as a rectangle measuring
The diagram below visually shows that there are
Now you can use the distance conversion and multiplication to find the actual dimensions of the bathroom. Since one-fourth inch is equivalent to 1 foot, Jessica's bathroom will be
Can you use a similar strategy to find the dimensions of Jessica's bedroom? Drawing a diagram may help!
Jessica's bedroom will be