Answers to Activity 1

Name of structure

Actual height or length

Scale 

John Hancock Center 1,127 feet 22.54 inches
Chrysler Building 1,046 feet 20.92 inches
Petronas Tower 1,483 feet 29.66 inches
Sears Tower 1,454 feet 29.08 inches
Citicorp Center 915 feet 18.3 inches
Sunshine Skyway Bridge 29,040 feet 580.8 inches
Firth of Forth Bridge 8,276 feet 165.52 inches
Golden Gate Bridge 8,981 feet 179.62 inches
Akashi Kaikyo Bridge 12,828 feet 256.56 inches
New River Gorge Bridge 4,224 feet 84.48 inches
Channel Tunnel 163,680 feet 3,273.6 inches
New York Third Water Tunnel 316,800 feet 6,336 inches
Central Artery/Tunnel Project 18,480 feet 369.6 inches
Seikan Tunnel 174,240 feet 3,484.8 inches
Underground Canal 274,560 feet 5,491.2 inches

Answers to Activity 2

Use the recipe for Salad Nicoise and determine the amount of each of the given ingredients you will need to make the quantities that are indicated.

 

Number of Servings

Ingredient

3

7

15

29

Anchovy fillets 8 anchovies 18 anchovies 38 anchovies 73 anchovies
Balsamic vinegar 3/16 cup 7/16 cup 15/16 cup 1 13/16cups
Garlic 2  cloves 5 cloves 11 cloves 22 cloves
Nicoise olives 3/8 cup 7/8 cup 1 7/8 cups 3 5/8 cups
Eggs 3 eggs 7 eggs 15 eggs 29 eggs
Cherry tomatoes 3/8 pint 7/8 pint 1 7/8 pints 3 5/8 pints

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