Interpreting Multiplication as Scaling


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Which of the following scaling factors will give you a model that is smaller?

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1. Your neighbor's car measures 4 feet high. With a scaling factor of 1 / 4, what is the measurement of the model?

2. Which of the following scale models will give you a larger scale model?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

To pass this quiz, you have to be familiar with the formula used to calculate the model size of a real world item or vice versa. You must also understand scaling factors.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Questions require the ability to:

  • Find the real-world measurement of a scale model
  • Identify the largest of given examples of scale models
  • Find the measurement of a given model

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on multiplication as scaling
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how to use a scaling factor to make something larger or smaller
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to find the measurement of a model based on its real world measurements

Additional Learning

Increase your mathematical skills by completing the lesson titled Interpreting Multiplication as Scaling. The objectives covered include:

  • Define 'scale'
  • Know the formula for finding model size
  • Review an example involving a scale model of a house