# If the length of the kitchen is 4 1/2 cm on the scale drawing, what is the actual length, in feet of the kitchen?

##### 3 Answers

#### Explanation:

On the drawing we have

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Discard the 3/4 from

Options a, b and c are too small. They are less than 9 so the answer has to be option d

i. e.

Solving

Therefore, option d is the right one :)

Option D

#### Explanation:

Direct proportion is a great way to work with scales - the conversions are super easy done this way!

Compare the lengths as follows:

Cross multiply to get: