math
posted by Shakayla .
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"
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

Algebra
Two cities are 5 1/2 inches apart on a map. The actual distance between the cities is 66 miles. What scale was used to draw the map? 
Math
The distance between two towns on a map varies directly with the actual distance between the towns. Seven and a half inches on the map represents 150 miles. What is the actual distance represented by 11 inches on the map? 
Math5th grade
a map distance of 2 inches represents 12 miles of actual distance. Suppose the distance between two cities on the map is 6 inches. What is the actual distance between the two cities. Can you please tell me what is the RULE? 
math
A MAP HAS A SCALE OF 5 INCHES:11 MILES.IF TWO CITIES ARE 45 INCHES APART ON THE MAP,WHAT IS THE ACTUAL DISTANCE BETWEEN THE CITIES? 
Math
The distance between two cities on a map is 4 inches. The actual distance between the two cities is 24 miles. What is the scale used on the map? 
math
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? 
Math
A map's shows that every 5 inches on the map represents 200 miles of actual distance. Suppose the binstance between two cities on the map is 7 inches. What is the actual distance between the two cities? 
math
A map's key shows that every of 5 inches on the map 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? 
Math
A mas key shows that every 5 in ches on the más representa 200 miles of actual distance. Su pose the distance between two cities on the map is 7 inches. What is the actual distance between the two cities? 
math
The distance between two cities on a map is 4 inches. The actual distance between the two cities is 24 miles. What is the scale used on the map?