# Lesson Worksheet: Scale Drawings Mathematics

In this worksheet, we will practice interpreting simple scale drawings and finding real dimensions given a scale model.

Q1:

In a plan of a residential compound, if the buildings are 5 cm in height, the plan uses a 1 cm : 3 m scale. What is the height of the buildings in real life?

Q2:

In a museum design, the height of one of the statues is 4 cm. Use the scale to find the statue’s height in real life.

Q3:

An architect drew a scaled drawing of a school. The scale he used was . The school is 9 centimeters wide in drawing. How wide is the school in real life?

Q4:

Jackson made a drawing for his residence including a villa and a garden, as in the given figure. Using the scale drawing, what is the perimeter of the villa in real life?

Q5:

The two given plans, A and B, show two different scales of trees in the street. Which of the two plans has the taller tree in real life?

• APlan B
• BPlan A

Q6:

Consider this pool design. What is the perimeter of the pool in real life?

Q7:

Consider a map with scale . If the distance between two neighborhoods on the map is 11 cm, what is the distance in real life?

Q8:

Noah and Benjamin are brothers. They are at two different places and want to go home. Each of them has a differently scaled map. Noah’s map’s scale is and Benjamin’s map’s scale is . Noah’s map shows that he should drive 5 cm, and Benjamin’s map shows that he should drive 8 cm. Who has the shortest journey home?

• ANoah
• BBenjamin

Q9:

Consider this library design drawn on a centimeter paper. What is the area of the library in real life?

Q10:

A parking lot has been designed on a centimeter grid paper. What is the length of the parking lot in real life?