Mathematics
posted by Calvin .
the scale on a map is given as 1:2000000. the distance between two towns on the map is 4.3. what is the actual distance between the towns in cm (squared)?

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Steve
distance is not cm^2. That's area.
4.3cm scales up to 4.3*2000000=8600000cm = 86km
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