## How do you find the scale factor of a drawing?

To find the scale factor of the drawing to the actual fence, first **write a ratio that compares of the two quantities**. Next, compare the quantities using the same units. Convert feet to inches by multiplying the ratio by the conversion rate of 1 ft = 12 in. Then, simplify the fraction.

## What are the scale factors in AutoCAD?

Architectural Scales

Drawing Scale | Scale Factor | Viewport Scale |
---|---|---|

1/8″ = 1′-0″ | 96 | 1/96xp |

3/16″ = 1′-0″ | 64 | 1/64xp |

1/4″ = 1′-0″ | 48 | 1/48xp |

3/8″ = 1′-0″ | 32 | 1/32xp |

## How do you determine scale size?

To scale an object to a smaller size, **you simply divide each dimension by the required scale factor**. For example, if you would like to apply a scale factor of 1:6 and the length of the item is 60 cm, you simply divide 60 / 6 = 10 cm to get the new dimension.

## What is scale ratio in drawing?

The scale of drawings is described as a **ratio using the notation:** … **A distance at full size : The distance at the scale used that would be the same length**. For example: A full size drawing would be 1:1 (or sometimes 1/1 or ‘one to one’).

## What is the scale factor of 1 100?

A 1:100 scale is the representation of an object and/or subject that is **100 times smaller that it’s real world size of 1**. So when reading this scale, 1 unit is the equivalent and equal to 100 units.

## What is the scale factor for 1 30?

No, 1:30 is a unitless ratio and means just what it says, **1 “anything”** equals 30 of the same “anythings” – so 1 inch = 30 inches, 1 mm = 30mm, etc. 1″ = 30′-0″ is the same as 1″ = 360″, or 1:360.

## What is scale diagram?

Scale Diagram – **a drawing in which measurements are proportionally reduced or enlarged**. **from actual measurements**.

## What size is 1 24 scale in inches?

A 1/24 scale diecast car is generally **about 6.5-8 inches**. Many of the cars made in the smaller scales (1/32-1/38) are actually made so that the car will be exactly 5 inches long, regardless of the scale.

## What is a scale factor of 3?

A scale factor of 3 means that the new shape is **three times the size of the original**.