The Empire State Building in New York City has a height of 1,454 feet to the tip, and 1,250 feet to the observation deck. Use this information to...
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The Empire State Building in New York City has a height of 1,454 feet to the tip, and 1,250 feet to the

observation deck. Use this information to answer the following questions.


1a. Suppose a model is created to have a scale ratio of 1in: 110ft. How tall will the model be to the tip?


1b. There are 102 floors in the building beneath the observation deck. A model is created with a scale of 1in: 60 feet. Assuming each of the floors are the same height, how tall is each floor of the building in the scale model?


1c. A model is created that is 6 inches tall. What is the scale that was used to create the model?

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a. The ratio is 1 in to 110 ft. To find how many inches the model will have we'll do: 1454/110 = 13.22... View the full answer

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