# A model plane is 1/48 the size of the actual plane. If the model plane is 28 inches long, how long is the actual plane?

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May 30, 2017

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

The particular wording of the question is stating that the model is the fraction

Let the actual length of the plane be

Then we have:

Multiply both sides by

But

To change this into feet we need to determine how many lots of 12 inches we can fit into 1344 inches (12 inches = 1 foot).