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1 April, 05:40

The scale of a map is 4 cm: 15 km. If the distance on the map between two cities is 7 cm, what is the actual distance?

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  1. 1 April, 06:38
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    26.25 km

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Step up a portion. Here, 4 cm is to 7 cm as 15km is to x km

    4/7 = 15/x

    Now solve for x by cross multiplying

    4x = 105

    x = 105/4 (divide by 4 on both sides)

    x = 26.25 km (simplify)
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