I know it is an easy problem, but I want to know if I have the answer correct.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I'm confused whether the answer is already in inches, or is still in feet.

The story problem is:

The larget submarines in the United States Navy are of the Ohio class. Each submarine is 560 feet long.

You purcahse a scale model of one of the submarines. The package states the scale of 1 inch: 16 feet. What is the length of the completed model?

So to solve, I put:

x/560ft = 1/16ft

x=35

OR is x = 420 inches? Is 35 already in inches, or is it still feet and needs to be converted (which results in 420 inches).

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