Posted by **Laruen** on Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 5:21pm.

Paula looked at a map of her city. The map indicated that 1 Inch represents 3 miles. Paula's home and City Hall 2 1/3 inches apart on the map. What is he distance between her home and City Hall.

a) 6 1/2 miles

b) 7 miles

c) 14 miles

d) 5 1/3 miles

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 5:36pm
2 1/3 * 3 = ?

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**Laruen**, Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 5:37pm
i forgot how to multiply fractions w/ mixed numbers

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 5:42pm
2 1/3 = 7/3

7/3 * 3/1 =

Multiply the numerators together. Then multiply the denominators together.

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**Laruen**, Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 5:50pm
then divide it then i get 7

right?

if right, thank you soo much

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 6:11pm
Right. And you're welcome. :-)

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**peggy**, Friday, March 27, 2015 at 8:56am
on a road map with a scale of 1/4 inch per 10 miles, the highway from a to b is 1 3/8 long. How many miles long is the highway?

A. 44

B. 55

C. 65

D. 70

E. 90

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