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# Basic Arithmetic Question

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If a blueprint 1/4 inch equals 12 inches, what is the actual length in feet of a steel bar represented on the blue print by a line 3 3/8 inches long?

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Hi, here is the solution...

If a blueprint 1/4 inch equals 12 inches, what is the actual length in feet of a steel bar represented on the blue print by a line 3 3/8 inches long?

Solution:

1/4 inch = 12 inches

We know that 12 inches = 1 feet

1/4 inch = 1 feet

3 3/8 inch = x [ where x is the actual length in feet]

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