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posted by Shakayla on .
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.

You could use a proportion. Cross multiply and solve for x.
5/200 = 7/x 
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.

5/200"