Friday

January 30, 2015

January 30, 2015

Posted by **Lisa** on Sunday, May 9, 2010 at 8:05pm.

A. What is the ground distance in feet represented by three inches on the map?

B.What is the ground distance in meters represented by 5 cm on the map?

C.How about the ground distance in kilometers represented by 5 cm on the map?

- Social Studies (MAPS) -
**bobpursley**, Sunday, May 9, 2010 at 8:33pma. 24000*3"=24000*1/4 ft= 8000 ft

b. 24000*5cm=24000*.05m=1200m

c. you do it.

- Social Studies (MAPS) -
**Lisa**, Sunday, May 9, 2010 at 8:42pmOk, can you show me the formula to use? But I'm thinking 1600k

- Social Studies (MAPS) -
**Amanda**, Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 5:49pmA. 1" on the map = 24,000" on the ground; 3" on the map = 72,000" on the ground. 72,000" / 12" = 6,000 ft.

*A in the orginal answer posted by bobpursley is incorrect; 24,000 divided by 1/4 (.25) is not 8,000, it is 6,000.

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

Geology - Given a scale of 1:24,000 A) What is the ground distance in meters ...

Math - A map has a ratio scale of 1:24,000, what is the ground distance in feet ...

maths - Choose the 2 true statements? A) using Naismith's rule to plan a walk ...

Math - Ratio - a) on a map the scale used is 1: 10,000. if two towns are ...

math - choose 2 true statements A) using Naismith's rule to plan a walk would ...

geology - Given a scale of 1:24,000: A. What is the ground distance in feet ...

Math - a map of Vicksburg Mississippi has a scale of 1 mile to the inch. The map...

technical design/maps/geography - The scale of a map is 9mm represent 1km on ...

Math - The distance between two towns on a map varies directly with the actual ...

math - hey everyone can you guys please answer these 5 questions or 3 or 2 how ...