Question

You land a new job as an advertising agent for motorcycles. the scale factor you will use to make your drawing ads is 1:24 if the actual motorcycle is 83 inches long and 33 inches wide, how long and how wide will be motorcycle be in ur ad when drawing it to scale

1. The motorcycle in the ad when drawing it to scale factor will be 3.46 inches long and 1.375 inches wide.

### What is Scale Factor?

The scale factor is a way to compare figures with similar appearances but differing scales or measurements. Consider two circles that resemble one another but may have different radii. The scaling factor indicates how much a figure has increased or decreased from its initial value.
Now, The scale factor is 1:24.
So the length of the Drawing will be = Length of actual / 24
So the length of the drawing is = 83/24 inches = 3.46 inches
Similarly,  the breadth of Drawing will be = Breadth of actual / 24
the breadth of the Drawing will be = 33/24 inches = 1.375 inches
Therefore, the motorcycle in the ad will be 3.46 inches long and 1.375 inches wide.
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