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[at-l] Math Help Needed



You would need to blow it up by 7 fifths or 140% if possible.
----- Original Message -----
From: "The Weathercarrot" <weathercarrot@hotmail.com>
To: <at-l@mailman.backcountry.net>
Sent: Tuesday, June 19, 2001 8:14 PM
Subject: [at-l] Math Help Needed


> Hi -
>
> I have a question that I hope ya'll can answer for me. It probably
involves
> simple math, but I'm feeling quite clueless today....
>
> I need to blow up a map from a scale of 1 inch = 2.9 miles (5/16th inch =
1
> mile or 1:182,000) to a scale of 1 inch = 2.3 miles (7/16th inch = 1 mile
or
> 1:150,000). The question is: what setting should I use on a photocopy
> machine?
>
> Hope that all made sense to someone. I look forward to hearing from you.
> Thanks,
>
> wc
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