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*Subject*: [at-l] Math Help Needed*From*: bullard@northnet.org (James Bullard)*Date*: Wed, 20 Jun 2001 20:06:46 -0400*In-Reply-To*: <3B31238D.A08ABA0E@starpower.net>*References*: <F110kGYk5qqWJJAf8DA00008cd1@hotmail.com>

How I arrived at 121% 150 = 100 182 X X = 121.333333333(etc.)% I'm not a mathematician. I'm an artist by choice and a bureaucrat by necessity so I could be using the wrong formula. How'd you come up with 126%? Saunterer At 06:28 PM 6/20/01 -0400, you 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 > > _________________________________________________________________ > > Get your FREE download of MSN Explorer at http://explorer.msn.com > > > > _______________________________________________ > > AT-L mailing list > > AT-L@mailman.backcountry.net > > http://mailman.backcountry.net/mailman/listinfo/at-l > >_______________________________________________ >AT-L mailing list >AT-L@mailman.backcountry.net >http://mailman.backcountry.net/mailman/listinfo/at-l

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**[at-l] Math Help Needed***From:*garyticknor@starpower.net (Gary Ticknor)

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