Scale diagrams

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  1. What is a scale factor?
  1. What is the actual length of each object?
    1. The scale for the image of a leave is 1: 0.2.
      givens scale factor and scale diagram, find the actual length of the object
    2. The scale for the image of a building is 1: 406
      Scale diagrams, scale, scale ratios
  2. Tony is 6 cm tall in a photo. Yet, his actual height is 1.86 m. What is the scale factor?
    1. A spaceship is 56 m in height. You have built a model of the spaceship with a scale factor of 1:60 for your cousin overseas. However, the longest shipping box you can find is only 0.8 m. Will the spaceship model fit into the shipping box?