# math

posted by Carly

a map is drawn to the scale of 3/4 inch = 50 miles. WHat is the actual distance between two towns that are 1 1/2 inches apart on the map?

1. Ms. Sue

(3/4)/50 = (1 1/2)/x

(3/4)x = 75
x = 75 / (3/4)
x = 75 * (4/3)
x = ?

2. Anonymous

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