# math

Find the distance between two cities on a map if the scale used is 12 in. = 20 mi. and the cities are 55 miles apart. Give answer in decimal form.

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1. (55 / 20) * 12 = ?

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2. 12in. = 20mi.
Scale = 12/20 = 0.6 in./mi.
0.6in./mi. * 55mi. = ___ in.

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