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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? Write the rule you used to find the actual distance.

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  1. Make a proportion out of it and cross multiply.
    so, 5/200=7/×. Cross multiply, you get 5x=1400, ×=280.

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  2. Multiply the map distance by 40. Answer: 280

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  3. i am confused

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  4. Just divide 200 by 5 and what ever you get multiply that by 7.

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  5. Rule: Multiply the maps distance by 40

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  6. 280 miles
    Multiply by 40

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  7. Bro, I bet you asked this because it was on your homework.

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