Posted by **maggie** on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 5:59pm.

The length of the highway is 500 miles. If 1 inch represents 100 miles, what is the length of the highway on the map?

If on a scale drawing 55 feet are represented by 20 inches, then a scale of 1/8 inch represents how many feet?

If 1 inch represents 55 miles on a map, then how many inches will represent 1800 miles

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 6:04pm
500/100 = 5

5 * 1 = 5 inches

I'll be glad to check your answers for the other two problems.

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**maggie**, Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 6:08pm
Thank you for the 2nd one I got

.04545

on the 3rd one I got 32.7272

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 6:16pm
2. Here's my solution.

55/20 = x/0.125

20x = 6.875

x = 0.34375

3. Correct

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