A map 3

A map is drawn on a scale of 1:25000. This scale can be expressed as 1 cm representing n km. Find n.

Correct answer:

n =  0.25

Step-by-step explanation:

1:25000  1 cm  25000 cm M=25000 cm  n=M km=M:100000  km=25000:100000  km=0.25 km=0.25

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Dr Math
A map has a scale of 1:25000. This means that 1 cm on the map is 25000 cm in real life, which is 250 m or 0.25 km.

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