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[at-l] Math Help Needed
the real answer is ...
It can't be done!! You may be able to blow the image up to a bigger
picture. However, unless you redraw the map from the original specs,
you won't be getting any higher resolution scale. All you will be
getting from the photocopier, is the same scale, just a bigger image
food for thought.
Gary Ticknor wrote:
> 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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