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Each inch on a map of Roswell, New Mexico represents 0.51 If two buildings in Roswell are 2.3 miles apart in real life, then to the nearest tenth of inch, how far apart are they on the map?

Enter your answer as a decimal rounded to the nearest tenth, without units.

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1 inch / .51 miles    *  2.3 miles =~  4.5      ( inches)

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3.57

Step-by-step explanation:

we know that

x/0.51*7/x

The scale factor on a map is equal to

so

by proportion

0.51*7

Find how many miles are in the real life  inches apart on the map

3.57

 Jan 5, 2021
edited by hihihi  Jan 5, 2021
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1 inch / .51 miles    *  2.3 miles =~  4.5      ( inches)

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