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Measuring distance on scaled drawings

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Homework Statement



If I measure distance on a 1:500 drawing with a device that measures distance at 1:100, what distance will I get?

The Attempt at a Solution



I'm thinking that if I multiply my answer by 5 I'll get the actual distance. Correct?
 

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Yes, that is correct.
 

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