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## How to scale down a size?

If you want a smaller scale, you can divide the foot to inches conversion by a larger number. Whatever number you divide it by will be the size of your scale. For example, if you divide 480 by 20, the scale is now one twentieth of the original structure.

### How to scale dimensions?

To scale an object to a larger size, you simply multiply 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 5 cm, you simply multiply 5 × 6 = 30 cm to get the new dimension.

**What does a 1/2 scale mean?**

Half scale is 1:2. It is helpful to think of this as one unit on the drawing equals two units on the object. A small object can be enlarged on the paper and drawn in 2:1 scale. This means the drawing of the object is twice as large as the object itself.

**What is reducing scale ratio?**

Explanation: The representative fraction 1:3 indicates that the dimension of the drawing is one-third of the actual object. Since the drawing is smaller than the actual object, this type of scale is called a reducing scale.

## What is a 2 1 scale?

A small object can be enlarged on the paper and drawn in 2:1 scale. This means the drawing of the object is twice as large as the object itself. Designers use an enlarged scale, such as double scale, on objects that are too small to draw full size with any meaningful detail.

### How do you use a scale 2 1?

**What does a scale of 2 1 mean?**

**How do you dilate a line by a scale factor of 1 2?**

If the scale factor is 1/2, then every coordinate point of the original triangle is multiplied by the scale factor 1/2. Dilation with scale factor 1/2, then multiply by 1/2.

## What is a scale reducer used for in a boiler?

Typically, they are used to protect boilers, although they will work to reduce limescale damage to any appliance. Scale reducers increase the lifespan of appliances, keeping them running at optimum levels for longer.

### What are scale reducers and limescale inhibitors?

Scale reducers and limescale inhibitors protect plumbing systems against the damage caused by hard water and limescale. Typically, they are used to protect boilers, although they will work to reduce limescale damage to any appliance. Scale reducers increase the lifespan of appliances, keeping them running at optimum levels for longer.

**Do I need a scale reducer for my water?**

Some people’s water is harder than others. Extra defense against debris is what’s needed. Our scale reducers provide that added protection to stop limescale and magnetite. Chemical water treatment is a critical part of effective maintenance.

**How do I use a full scale ruler?**

Use a full scale ruler to measure a known measurement from an image on-screen. In the Calculate Scale dialog, enter this measurement into Measured Length and the actual full scale measurement into Full Scale Length.