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Details for problem "Scaled rectangle: determine original dimensions"

Quickname: 9001

Suitable for K-12 grades: Grade 5 Grade 6 Grade 7

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A given rectangle must be measured, length and width converted and the area determined.


A given rectangle must be measured, length and width converted and the area determined. (Example for this math problem)


A rectangle is shown and a scale factor is given. The rectangle shown is a scaled down version of a larger rectangular structure.

The length and width of the actual drawing are to be measured and converted into original size according to the given scale. Optionally, the task can be extended to include calculation of the area of both the drawing and the original.

The number of problems is selectable. The scale factor can be chosen from a range of options.

Topics: Arithmetic Geometry

Tags: Measure Scale

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Customization options for this problem

Possible values
Number of problems
1, 2
Scale factor
1:5-1:100, 1:10000-1:500000
Ask for area
Yes, No

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