Posted by **Cluless** on Friday, November 26, 2010 at 8:41pm.

On a MaP, The length of a nature-center trail is 8.2 centimeters. If the scale is 3 centimeters to 24 kilometers, what is the actual length of the trail?

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, November 26, 2010 at 8:50pm
Set up this ratio, cross multiply, and solve for x.

3/8.2 = 8.2/x

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**Jen**, Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 12:11am
The ratio should be 3/24=8.2/x

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**Dazed and confused**, Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 10:41am
The answer would be 65.6 kilometers

Thanks for your help:-)

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