# Scale of map

James travels one kilometer in 12 minutes. The route walked for half an hour measured on the map 5 cm. Calculate how many kilometers James walked for half an hour. Find the scale of the map.

Result

s =  2.5 km
M =  50000

#### Solution:

$s=1/12 \cdot \ 30=\dfrac{ 5 }{ 2 }=2.5 \ \text{km}$
$M=s/(0.05/1000)=2.5/(0.05/1000)=50000$

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