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