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A scale on a map shows that 2 inches = 25 miles.

Part A
How many inches on the map represent 60 miles?

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 inches

Part B
How many miles are represented by 14 inch on the map?

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 miles

Apr 27th, 2015

So we set up a proportion. inches/miles=inches/miles

Part a

2/25=x/60

Cross multiply: 120=25x

divide by 25: x=120/25=4.8

part b

2/25=14/x

Cross multiply: 2x=350

Divide by 2: x=175

let me know if you have any questions

Apr 27th, 2015

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