Ralph L. answered • 10/19/14

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asked • 10/19/14The distance between Milltown and Summerville is 3.5 inches on a map. If the map scale is 1 inch=20 miles, what is the actual distance between the towns? Please help. Than you.

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Ralph L. answered • 10/19/14

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(20 miles/inch) * (3.5 inches) = 70 miles

Philip P. answered • 10/19/14

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Use a proportion:

1 inch 3.5 inches

----------- = ---------------

20 miles x miles

Cross multiply:

x miles = 3.5*20

Can you finish it from here?

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