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Gary is viewing a map that has a scale of 4 inches to 250 miles. Two cities on the map are 5.7 inches apart. Using proper proportion steps determine the distance between the two cities. label your answer and round to the nearest tenth

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250 / 4 =62.50 miles per inch.

5.7 x 62.50 =356.25 miles - the actual between the two cities.

Guest Apr 18, 2017
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Distance between cities = (5.7 / 4) * 250   = 356.25 miles = 356.3 miles (rounded)

 

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CPhill  Apr 18, 2017

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