# math

The scale of a map is 1:250000.The actual distance between two cities is 80 km. Calculate this distance on the map. Give your answer in centimetre

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1. 1 m = 100 cm

1 km = 1000 m = 100 000 cm

1:250 000 mean that 1 cm on the map represents an actual distance of 250 000 cm = 2.5 km

1:250 000 = 2.5 km / cm

80 km / 2.5 km / cm = 32 cm

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80 km = 8 000 000 cm

8 000 000 cm ∙ 1 / 250 000 = 8 000 000 cm / 250 000 = 32 cm

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