The state Colorado has the shape of a rectangle. The map is sold on 2 posters. The first has dimensions of 70 cm and 50 cm in a scale of 1: 1,000,000. The second poster has dimensions of 175 cm and 125 cm. What is the scale of the second poster?


M2 = (Correct answer is: 1:400000) Wrong answer

Step-by-step explanation:

a=70 cm b=50 cm M1=1000000  a2=175 cm b2=125 cm  m2=M1 a/a2=1000000 70/175=400000 m3=M1 b/b2=1000000 50/125=400000  M2=1:400000

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