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[at-l] Math Help Needed



1:182,00 is indeed an unusual scale.

2.3 x 126% = 2.9. So blow it up by 126%

3 answers so far, all different :(
Let us know which really worked

- Gary from Fairfax

The Weathercarrot wrote:

> 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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