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What are you going to learn? To find a size in a map, actual measurement
What are you going to
learn?
To find a size in a
map, actual
measurement or
scale.
To find the size of a
photo/ model or
real object.
To calculate
enlargement factor
and reduction
factor in scale
drawing.
Key Terms
• scale
• map
factor in scale drawing. Key Terms • scale • map Scaled Drawings n geography, you often
factor in scale drawing. Key Terms • scale • map Scaled Drawings n geography, you often

Scaled Drawings

n geography, you often want to locate an island, river, city or mountain in a certain place. You

ot see all of those objects in a whole. Therefore a

drawing (i.e a map) is made to represent the reality. This drawing is made to resemble the reality with a ratio (scale).

An architect who will build a building must make a scaled drawing which is usually called a design. The building and its design both have the same form but

are different in size.

You do so if you want to draw your classroom. The

classroom and your drawing both have the same form, but are different in size. The design and drawing are made the same as the reality with a ratio

c ann

I I

(scale).

The figure on the next page is a map of the East

Kalimantan Province with a scale of 1 : 6,000,000. It means that 1

cm on the map represents 6,000,000 cm in the actual size. This scale

is a ratio of the size on the map to the actual size, or 6,000,000 cm

in reality will be drawn on the map as 1 cm.

Scale = Distance on the map : Real Distance

Map of the East Kalimantan Province

Map of the East Kalimantan Province 184 / Student’s Book - Proportion Scale 1 : 6,000,000

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Scale 1 : 6,000,000

EXAMPLE 1

Look at the map of East Kalimantan. What is the distance between

Samarinda and Balikpapan?

Answer:

On the map, measure the distance between Balikpapan and Samarinda.

The distance on the map is about 2.5 cm.

Scale 1 : 6,000,000

The real distance = 2.5 x 6,000,000 = 15,000,000

Therefore, the distance between Balikpapan and Samarinda is 15,000,000 cm = 150 km ( 1 km = 100,000 cm).

EXAMPLE 2

The distance between Samarinda and Tarakan in East Kalimantan

Province is 672 km. Find the distance between the cities on the map with the scale of 1 : 6,000,000.

Answer:

Scale 1 : 6,000,000

Real distance

= 672 km

= 67,000,000 cm

The distance on the map is x cm.

Scale = Distance on the map : Real Distance

1 χ

= 6 ,000 ,000 67 ,200 ,000 6 . 000 . 000 χ = 67
=
6 ,000 ,000
67 ,200 ,000
6 . 000 . 000
χ
= 67 ,200 ,000
67 ,200 ,000
χ
=
6 ,000 ,000
=
672 = 11 . 2

60

So, the distance between Samarinda and Tarakan on the map is about 11.2 cm.

EXAMPLE 3

On another map, the distance between Samarinda and Sangkulirang on the map is 6 cm. The real distance between those cities is 180 km. Find the scale of the map. Answer:

Distance on map = 6 cm Real distance = 180 km = 18,000,000 cm

Scale = Distance on the map : Real Distance

= 6 : 18,000,000

= 1 : 3,000,000

Simplify by dividing by 6

The scale of the map is 1 : 3,000,000.

by dividing by 6 The scale of the map is 1 : 3,000,000. Try It Out!

Try It Out!

Using the map of East Kalimantan Province,

map and the real distance between Samarinda and the following cities:

a) Tanjung Redeb

b) Tanjung Selor

c) Sengata

d) Bontang

e) Muaramawa

find the distance on the

c) Sengata d) Bontang e) Muaramawa find the distance on the Photos and Scaled Models Do
c) Sengata d) Bontang e) Muaramawa find the distance on the Photos and Scaled Models Do
c) Sengata d) Bontang e) Muaramawa find the distance on the Photos and Scaled Models Do

Photos and Scaled Models

Do you know photographs (photos)? Of course you do. Photographs can be printed in a photo studio with certain sizes, such as 2 x 3 or 4 x 6. A 2 x 3 photo is similar to a 4 x 6 photo in shape, since the corresponding parts of both photos have the same ratio.

Before a plane or a car is constructed, usually a model of that plane or car is made. Parts of the plane or car have the same ratio as the corresponding parts (namely its height, width, and length) in the model.

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Also, before a shopping centre or office building is

constructed, usually a model or design is made. The length of the model and the length of the building, the width of model and the

width of the building, and the height of the model and the height

of the building have the same ratio.

Length of model

=

Length of building

Width of model

= Width of building

Height of model

Height of building

EXAMPLE 4

The heights of a door and a window model are 8 cm and 4 cm,

respectively. The real height of the window is 1 m. What is the real height of the door?

Answer :

The height of the door model is 8 cm.

The height of the window model is 4 cm.

The height of the window is 1 m = 100 cm.

The height of the door is x cm.

Height of the door model

Height of the door

Height of the window model

=

Height of the window

8

4

 

=

x

100

4 x

=

800

x

=

200

The height of the door is 200 cm.

Try to solve that problem in another way.

EXAMPLE 5

The size of photo I is 4 × 6 and the

size of photo II is 2 × 3. What is the ratio of photo II to photo I?

Photo I Photo II

Photo I

Photo I Photo II

Photo II

Answer:

The size of photo I is 4 x 6, which means 4 cm in width and 6 cm in length. The size of photo II is 2 x 3, which means 2 cm in width and 3 cm in length.

The width of photo

II

=

2

=

The width of photo

I

4

1

2 The lenght of photo

The length of photo II =

I

and

3

6

= 1

2

The ratio of photo II to photo I is 1 : 2.

The size of photo II is as a result of the reduction of

1

2

times of

photo I; conversely, the size of photo I is the enlargement of 2 times of photo II.

Thus, the reduction factor of photo I to photo II is 2 . Meanwhile,

1

the enlargement factor of photo II to photo I is 2.

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1. The figure below is a map of Central Kalimantan Province. Using a ruler, measure

1. The figure below is a map of Central Kalimantan Province. Using a

ruler, measure the distances on the map. Find the real distances from

Palangkaraya to Pangkalanbun, Muarateweh, Buntok, Sampit and

Kualakapuas and then complete the following table.

City

Distance on the map from Palangkaraya

Distance

in

reality

from Palangkaraya

1. Pangkalanbun

………………………

………………………

2. Muarateweh

………………………

………………………

3. Buntok

………………………

………………………

4. Sampit

………………………

………………………

5. Kualakapuas

………………………

………………………

Map of Central Kalimantan Province

Map of Central Kali mantan Province Scale 1 : 6,000,000 Mathematics for Junior High School Year

Scale 1 : 6,000,000

2.

A volleyball field has a size of 18 m x 9 m. The distance from

the attack line to the centre line is 3 m. Make a scaled drawing of the volleyball field with the scale of 1 cm representing 2 m.

What is the distance from the attack line to the centre line in

the scaled drawing?

3. The scaled drawing of a rectangular classroom is 1 : 100. If the

size of the classroom is 8 m x 9 m, draw the scaled drawing of the classroom.

4. A cupboard has the height of 200 cm, the length of 100 cm and the width of 60 cm. If that cupboard is modeled with the

height of 20 cm, find the length and the width of the model.

5. A photograph of money has the length of 9 cm and the width

of 4.1 cm. If the width of the money is 6.5 cm, find its length.

cm. If the width of the money is 6.5 cm, find its length. 6. A building

6. A building which is seen on a television screen is 10 cm in height and 8 cm in width. If the width of the building is 42

m, what is the height of it?

7. A football field has the size of 75 m x 110 m. The distance from the

penalty point to the goal is 11 metres.

a. Make a scaled drawing of that field with the scale of 1 : 1,000.

b. Find the distance from the penalty point to the goal in your

scaled drawing.

8. A square field has the size of 20 m x 20 m. That field will be drawn

with the size of 5 cm x 5 cm. Find

a. the scale

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b. the reduction factor (ratio of the field to its model).

9. Model. A plane on

the

right figure has

the

body length of 7.2

cm

and the wing

length of 5.4 cm. Find

the length of the real

body, if the length of

the real wing is 50 m.

of the real body, if the length of the real wing is 50 m. 10 .

10. Model. The length and height of a car are 4.4 m and 1.1 m, respectively. The model of that car has the height of 2 cm. Find the length of the model.

10. Model. The height of the house and the door in a photograph is 6 cm and 1.5 cm

respectively. If the real height of the house is 5 m, find the real height of the door.