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the scale on a map is 1/4 inch to 4 miles. Find the actual distance between two towns for which the distance is represented by 25 inches on the map

 Jun 23, 2017

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You have a ratio of:

1/4 : 4  multiply both sides by 4 and you have:

1 : 16    Then multiply both sides by 25 and you have:

25 inches =16 x 25 = 400 miles - the actual distance.

 Jun 23, 2017
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You have a ratio of:

1/4 : 4  multiply both sides by 4 and you have:

1 : 16    Then multiply both sides by 25 and you have:

25 inches =16 x 25 = 400 miles - the actual distance.

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