Scale Drawing


scale drawings are maps or plans of larger objects.

they are the same shape as the original but a different size.

a scale drawing has a scale or ratio indicating how much smaller it is than the original.

scale = drawing length : true length

  Key Skills


  • simplify a scale
  • calculate the true length of an object given its size on a drawing and the scale
  • calculate the length on a drawing given the true length of an object and the scale
Vocabulary scale drawing, scale