# math

posted by Taylor

two cities are 1,900miles apart. a map uses a scale of 3cm=500 miles. how many centimeters apart are the two cities on the map?

1. Ms. Sue

Do this problem the same way I showed you for the last problem.

2. Taylor

is it
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3. Ms. Sue

3/500 = x/1900

500x = 5700

x = 5700 / 500

x = 11.4 cm

4. Ms. Sue

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