# An architect

An architect makes a model of a new house. The model shows a tile patio in the backyard. In the model each tile has length of 1/2 inch and width of 1/6 inch. The actual tiles have length of 2/3 feet and width 2/9 feet. What is the ratio of the length of a tile in the model to the length of the actual tile? What is the ratio of the area of a tile in the model to the area of an actual tile?

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