Scale drawings

3 videos
2 skills
A map depicts objects much smaller than they are in real life. A map is a great example of a scale drawing. In this tutorial, we'll take a mathematical look at the nature of scale drawings.

Interpreting a scale drawing

VIDEO 4:26 minutes
Understand how a scale drawing is converted into real numbers using the scale factor.

Solving a scale drawing word problem

VIDEO 5:51 minutes
See how we solve a word problem by using a scale drawing and finding the scale factor.

Interpreting scale drawings

PRACTICE PROBLEMS

Making a scale drawing

VIDEO 3:18 minutes
An urban planner needs your help in creating a scale drawing. Let's use our knowledge about scale factor, length, and area to assist.

Constructing scale drawings

PRACTICE PROBLEMS
An urban planner needs your help in creating a scale drawing. Let's use our knowledge about scale factor, length, and area to assist.