Posted by **Shakayla** on Monday, February 24, 2014 at 7:53pm.

A map distance of 5 inches represents 200 miles of actual distance Suppose the distance between two cities on the maps 7 inches.What is the actual distance between the two cities?Write the rule you used to find the actual distance.

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, February 24, 2014 at 7:57pm
You could use a proportion. Cross multiply and solve for x.

5/200 = 7/x

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 6:57pm
A map distance of 5 inches represents 200 miles of actual distance. Suppose the distance between two cities on the map is 7 inches. What is the actual distance between the two cities? Write the rule you used to find the actual distance.

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