The distance

The distance between two towns on a given map is 3 ½ cm. If ½ cm represents 6km. , what is the distance between the two towns?

Correct result:

x =  42 km

Solution:

m1=312=3 2+12=72=3.5 cm m2=12=0.5 cm y=6 km  M=x:m1=y:m2  x=y m1m2=6 3.50.5=42 km



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