If a stamps width is 1.44 in. And length is.84 in. My scale factor is 1/5. How do I find the actual size?

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Dr. Aaron Smith, Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Currently Program Director at Aviation Academy, Co-Author of Awakening Your STEM School

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Multiply the length and width of the stamp as you would for any rectangle first. Then multiply it by the scale factor which in this case is 1/5 or .2. This will give you the total area of the stamp.

Abby Garcia, Abby- Resident Noodle Expert

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Hello there. Here are a couple of links that can help you with scale factors and shapes.

Link 1 Link 2

Enjoy!

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