Posted by **Taylor** on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 4:22pm.

two cities are 1,900miles apart. a map uses a scale of 3cm=500 miles. how many centimeters apart are the two cities on the map?

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 4:27pm
Do this problem the same way I showed you for the last problem.

I'll be glad to check your answer.

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**Taylor**, Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 4:30pm
is it

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**Taylor**, Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 4:38pm
hello

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 4:41pm
3/500 = x/1900

500x = 5700

x = 5700 / 500

x = 11.4 cm

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 4:46pm
http://www.mathsisfun.com/algebra/cross-multiply.html

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