A rectangular piece of land of area is drawn with a drawing scale
of . If its length in the drawing is cm, find its real length and width.
Step 1: Find the real length.
A drawing scale of 1 : 600 means that each on map
represents in reality.
There are in , so divide the
number of centimetres by 100 to convert to metres.
Step 2: Find the real width.
Divide the real area by the real length.