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Scott is 6 feet tall and casts a shadow 15 feet long. At the same time, a tree casts a shadow 120 feet long. How tall is the tree?
a) 46 feet b) 56 feet c) 48 feet d) 65 feet
A 20-foot flagpole casts a shadow 32 feet long. The girl is 5 feet tall. How long is her shadow?
a) 4 feet b) 8 feet c) 10 feet d) 8 feet
A drawing is 10 in. and the actual measurement is 20 ft. What is the scale?
a) 1 inch to 20 feet b) 5 inch to 6 feet c) 1 inch to 2 feet d) 1 inch to 10 feet
A model of a planned baseball stadium is 2 ft wide. The actual stadium will be 200 yd wide. What is the scale?
a) 1 foot: 100 yards b) 1 foot: 50 yards c) 2 feet: 100 yards d) 3 feet: 56 yards
On a road map of New York, the distance from New York City to Albany is 3 inches. What is the actual distance between the cities if the map scale is 1 inch = 50 miles?
a) 156 miles b) 135 miles c) 176 miles d) 150 miles
The distance from Philadelphia to Washington, D.C., is 6.8 centimeters. What is the actual distance between the cities if the map scale is 2 centimeters: 40 miles?
a) 176 miles b) 136 miles c) 130 miles d) 125 miles
The distance between 2 cities on a map is 4.5 centimeters. The scale on the map is 1 cm to 40 miles. What is the actual distance between the two cities?
a) 145 miles b) 180 miles c) 175 miles d) 188 miles
On a road map, the distance between 2 cities is 2.5 inches. The map scale is 1 inch to 30 miles. What is the actual distance between the cities?
a) 67 miles b) 75 miles c) 50 miles d) 55 miles
On the model, the court is 6 inches wide and 13 inches long. An official tennis court is 36 feet wide. What is the length of a tennis court?
a) 87 feet long b) 26 feet long c) 13 feet long d) 78 feet long
The official size of a basketball court in the NBA is 94 feet by 50 feet. The basketball court in the school gym is 47 feet long. How wide must it be to be similar to an NBA court?
a) 45 feet wide b) 67 feet wide c) 25 feet wide d) 78 feet wide
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