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5. WHITE HOUSE Craig is making a scale drawing of ...

5. WHITE HOUSE Craig is making a scale drawing of the White House on an \( 8.5 \) -by- \( 11 \) -inch sheet of paper. The White House is \( 168 \) feet long and \( 152 \) feet wide. If he chooses the scale \( 1 \) in : \( 20 ft \) , what will the drawing's dimensions be (to the nearest tenth of an inch)? Will this scale allow the drawing to fit on the paper? 

Answer

a) Dimensions of drawing: 8.4 in × 7.6 in

b) The drawing will fit on the paper.

Solution
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