When working in AutoCAD, you’re not only working with objects and drawings, you’re also working with dimensions and measurements. … In short, the scale factor is the relationship between our printed units and our drawing units.

## What is the scale factor 3/8 1?

Architectural Scales

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

3/8″ = 1′-0″ | 32 |
1/32xp |

1/2″ = 1′-0″ | 24 | 1/24xp |

3/4″ = 1′-0″ | 16 | 1/16xp |

1″ = 1′-0″ | 12 | 1/12xp |

## What is the scale factor?

● Scale Factor: **The ratio of any two corresponding lengths in two similar**. **geometric figures**.

## How do you calculate scale factor?

The basic formula to find the scale factor of a figure is: **Scale factor = Dimensions of the new shape ÷ Dimensions of the original shape**. This can also be used to calculate the dimensions of the new figure or the original figure by simply substituting the values in the same formula.

## What is a scale factor 7th grade math?

7th Grade Math – Scale Drawings Lesson. 1 of 5 – view full lesson. Similar figures are the same shape, but not necessarily the same size. Scale factor is **the ratio of corresponding side lengths**. **(new image to old image) of similar figures**.

## 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**.

## How do you calculate 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 an example of scale factor?

A scale factor is a number which multiplies (“scales”) a quantity. For example,the “**C” in y = Cx is the scale factor for x**. If the equation were y = 5x, then the factor would be 5.

## What is scale factor of enlargement?

The scale factor describes the size of an enlargement or reduction. For example, a scale factor of means that the new shape is **twice the size of the original**. A scale factor of means that the new shape is three times the size of the original.

## What is scale factor ratio?

The scale factor is **the ratio of the length of a side of one figure to the length of the corresponding side of the other figure**. … Example: Here, XYUV=123=4 . So, the scale factor is 4 .

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## How do you scale factor in CAD?

**To Scale an Object by a Scale Factor**

- Click Home tab Modify panel Scale. Find.
- Select the object to scale.
- Specify the base point.
- Enter the scale factor or drag and click to specify a new scale.