Two monuments

The distance between two historical monuments on a map with a scale of 1:500000 is 48 mm. Find the actual distance between these monuments in km.

Correct answer:

x =  24 km

Step-by-step explanation:

M=500000 a=48 mm m=48:1000  m=0.048 m b=a km=a:1000  km=0.048:1000  km=5.0105 km  x=M b=500000 4.8105=24 km

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