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.

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**Reiny**, Thursday, March 13, 2008 at 7:40pm
2 3/4 in = 2.75 inches

so just multiply that by 60

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**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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