A map

A map of size 60cm by 25cm is reduced in the ratio of 3:5, twice. What are the new dimensions?

Correct result:

x =  21.6 cm
y =  9 cm

Solution:

a=60 cm b=25 cm k=(3/5)2=925=0.36 x=a k=60 0.36=1085=1085 cm=21.6 cm
y=b k=25 0.36=9 cm



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