THE GREAT CARTOON BLOWUP TREASURE ACTIVITY


Wilma
2/30

Betty
1/9

Barney
2/7

Gazoo
1/11

Pebbles
1/4

Dino
3/17

Fred
3/15

Below are 16 questions about the Great Cartoon Blowup Activity. If you answer each correctly, you will learn the letters to the secret treasure password. Enter the password at the bottom, and a fabulously sweet treasure will be yours.

NOTE:
You will need to know the ratios of similitude for each cartoon listed above.

Fill in the following password blanks as you do the problems.

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Be sure to show HOW you got your answers, even if you use a calculator for computation.

  1. How many times longer is big Wilma's arm than small Wilma's?


  2. How many times larger is the area of the bottom of big Wilma's foot than the area of the bottom of small Wilma's foot?


  3. How many times more volume does big Wilma have than small Wilma?


  4. Small Wilma weighs one half of a pound. How much does big Wilma weigh? (Remember weight corresponds to VOLUME.)


  5. How many times larger is the area of the material needed to make big Betty's dress than that needed to make small Betty's dress?


  6. If small Betty's dress costs $2.45, how much would you expect big Betty's dress to cost. Assume the amount of material determines the cost of the dress.


  7. How many times longer is big Barney's foot than small Barney's?


  8. How many times larger is the area of the bottom of big Barney's foot compared to small Barney's?


  9. If the area of small Barney's foot is 12 square centimeters, what is the area of big Barney's foot?


  10. How many times heavier, (volume), is big Barney than small Barney?


  11. If small Barney weighs 3 pounds, how much does big Barney weigh?


  12. If small Gazoo's antena is 2.2 cm long, how long is big Gazoo's antena?


  13. The bone on small Pebbles' head weighs 2 ounces. How many ounces does the bone on big Pebbles' head weigh?


  14. How many pounds does the bone on big Pebbles' head weigh, if there are 16 ounces in one pound?


  15. Small Dino's stomach will hold 1/3 of a pound of food. How many pounds of food will big Dino's stomach hold? (Round this answer to the nearest tenth of a pound.)


  16. Big Fred is 55 cm tall. How tall is small Fred?
DECODER GRID:

m=3.5
s= 33.8
g=15
a=12.25
a=3,375
p=128

r=147
e=11
a=24.2
y=198.45
t=42.875
z=128.625

n=1687.5
r=225
b=223.6
c=10.8
d=0.223
k=10

x=14.6
l=60.7
p=8
n=81
u=83.9
v=6.7

When you KNOW the password

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