Marie measured a city and made a scale drawing. The scale she used was 5 inches = 1 yard. What scale factor does the drawing use?
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Convert yards to inches
1 yd = 3 ft
1 yd = 3 x 12 = 36 inches
36 ÷ 5 = 7 1/5 = 7.2
5 : 7.2
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