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Lesson 6.5: Exploring Scale Diagrams



Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

The scale on a scale diagram reads “1 cm represents 5 m.” What is the actual length of an object if the length on the diagram is 10 cm?
a.
5 m
b.
50 m
c.
10 m
d.
50 cm
 

 2. 

The scale on a scale diagram reads “1 cm represents 30 m.” What is the length of an object on the diagram if the actual length is 120 m?
a.
4 cm
b.
12 cm
c.
30 cm
d.
40 cm
 

 3. 

The scale diagram of a living room is shown below. Each square is 1 cm in length.

           mc003-1.jpg
What is the actual length of the sofa?
a.
3 m
b.
7 m
c.
5 m
d.
9 m
 

 4. 

What are the dimension of the living room from question 9?
a.
15 m by 12 m
b.
10 m by 8 m
c.
15 m by 10 m
d.
20 m by 12 m
 

Matching
 
 
The scale map of a local region is shown below.

               grp001-1.jpg

Match the distances on the map to the actual distances between the towns.
 
a.
50 km
d.
90 km
b.
60 km
e.
150 km
c.
80 km
f.
70 km
 

 5. 

What is the actual distance between Mount Forest and Lakeside?
 

 6. 

What is the actual distance between Bookview and Maple Valley?
 

 7. 

What is the actual distance between Lakeside and Cedar Springs?
 

 8. 

What is the actual distance between Maple Valley and Mount Forest?
 

 9. 

What is the actual distance between Riverside and Brookview?
 

 10. 

What is the actual distance between Cedar Springs and Riverside?
 



 
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