# Math 7

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On a county map, 2 towns are 80 km apart. If the scale on the map is 1 cm = 5 km, how far apart are the towns on the map?

1 cm = 5 cm
it's like a pattern ... so you multiply 80 times 5 which = 400

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80 km divided by 5 is 16 cm.
Therefore, they are 16cm apart on the map.

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thanks
now i understand

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