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*Subject*: [at-l] Math Help Needed*From*: bullard@northnet.org (James Bullard)*Date*: Wed, 20 Jun 2001 20:11:10 -0400*In-Reply-To*: <3B312634.9E7D4943@netdoor.com>*References*: <F110kGYk5qqWJJAf8DA00008cd1@hotmail.com><3B31238D.A08ABA0E@starpower.net>

The resolution (as in DPI) won't change but the scale will. Scale is the number of actual feet/meters on the ground per inch/cm on paper. When the image on paper gets bigger the scale changes. of course the reference scale drawn in the margin will be useless but you can always use a ruler. Saunterer At 05:39 PM 6/20/01 -0500, t. wrote: >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 >of it. > >food for thought. > >t. > > > > >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 > > > _________________________________________________________________ > > > 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 >_______________________________________________ >AT-L mailing list >AT-L@mailman.backcountry.net >http://mailman.backcountry.net/mailman/listinfo/at-l

**References**:**[at-l] Math Help Needed***From:*weathercarrot@hotmail.com (The Weathercarrot)

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

**[at-l] Math Help Needed***From:*tjfort@netdoor.com (t.)

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