The distance

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

Correct answer:

x =  42 km

Step-by-step explanation:

m1=321=3+21=23 2+1=26+1=27=3.5 cm m2=21=0.5 cm y=6 km  M = x:m1 = y:m2  x=y m2m1=6 2127=42 km

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