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A family decides to plan the layout of furniture in their new house so that they can check whether all of their possessions will fit into the space.

1. Calculate the missing measurement (marked F). 
2. In order to plan the layout, the family needs to draw a scale drawing of the lounge space. They have decided to use the scale of 1:80. Explain what a scale of 1:80 means.

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1. Measurement F = 3,2 m + 1,2 m = 4,4 m.

2. A scale of 1:80 means that 1 cm (or other unit) on the drawing (or map) represents 80 cm in real life.
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