Posted by Plse Help on Thursday, March 13, 2008 at 7:31pm.
The distance on a map is given. Find the actual distance, if the scale on the map is 1 in.=60 miles.
2 3/4 in.
Please help! Thank you in advance.

Math  Reiny, Thursday, March 13, 2008 at 7:40pm
2 3/4 in = 2.75 inches
so just multiply that by 60

Math  Meherin, Thursday, March 13, 2008 at 8:42pm
u can also do this, but u can do it the easier way, in ur opinion
2 inches=120 miles
3/4 mile= 45 miles
u find that out by dividing the original 60 miles by 4 and then multiplying that by 3
120+45=165 miles
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