Luanne made a photocopy of a drawing of a rectangle. The original drawing was 4.5 inches wide and 6 inches long. The copy was 6.75 inches wide and 9 inches long. What was the scale factor for Luanne's copy?

A) 1.5

B) 2

C) 2.25

D) 3

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- Mar 13th 2013, 06:02 PMchels2000Scale factor
Luanne made a photocopy of a drawing of a rectangle. The original drawing was 4.5 inches wide and 6 inches long. The copy was 6.75 inches wide and 9 inches long. What was the scale factor for Luanne's copy?

A) 1.5

B) 2

C) 2.25

D) 3

HELP ME!!! - Mar 13th 2013, 06:20 PMShakarriRe: Scale factor
$\displaystyle scale factor=\frac{final\,size}{original\, size}$