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Concretekid34
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The scale of a map is 1 in :250 miles. City a is 378 miles from city b. To the nearest tenth, how far is its distance on the map?

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rherman3456

This is a proportion question. We can express this as an equation where the answer is x:  =  From there, you can just cross-multiply and divide to get: A tenth of 250 is 25, so this is roughly  or , so it'll be approximately 1.7 inches on the map.

nylabell1012

1.7 inches  Its is the best i could come up with hope this helps

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