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Definition

Scale: the ratio of the size of a model or other representation, to the actual size of the object represented.

Hawaiian Translation: Ki`i Pālākiō


Example

scale

In this drawing of the horse anything with the size of 1 inch would have the size of 10 inches in the real world, so a measurement of 150mm on the drawing would be 1500mm on the real horse.

Source: mathisfun.com/definitions/scale.htmt

 


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