# SOLUTION: Lydia plans to use a photocopy machine to increase the size of a small chart that she has made as part of her science project. The original chart is 4 inches by 5 inches. If she us

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Proportions Question 190581: Lydia plans to use a photocopy machine to increase the size of a small chart that she has made as part of her science project. The original chart is 4 inches by 5 inches. If she uses a scale factor of 5:11, will the chart fit on a sheet of 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches? Explain.Answer by Alan3354(31509)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Lydia plans to use a photocopy machine to increase the size of a small chart that she has made as part of her science project. The original chart is 4 inches by 5 inches. If she uses a scale factor of 5:11, will the chart fit on a sheet of 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches? Explain. ----------------- 5:11 is 1:2.2 That will make the chart 8.8 by 11. That's larger than 8.5 by 11, so it depends on the margins.