how do i work out the scale on a technical drawing?

i am doing a technical drawing and the scale i am using is 1000mm will be 8mm on paper, what scale is this in the (1:100) context

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  • 1 decade ago
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    8:1000 = 1:125

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  • 1 decade ago

    It would be a 1:125 scale.

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  • 1 decade ago

    that is kinda complex...well,try this...

    hmmmm...if 8mm is 1000mm and the scale is 1:100...

    use ratio and proportion to find out the result...try dividing 8 by 1000 then multiply that result to ur desired measure...that shud so the trick...

    hope that helps...

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