Two villages

On the map with a scale of 1:40000 are drawn two villages actually 16 km away. What is their distance on the map?

Correct answer:

x =  40 cm

Step-by-step explanation:

a=16 km m=16 1000  m=16000 m M=40000 x1=a/M=16000/40000=52=0.4 m  x=x1 cm=x1 100  cm=0.4 100  cm=40 cm=40 cm

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