Two places

The actual distance between the two places is 105 km. Find the scale of the map on which this distance is marked by a line 1.2 dm long.

Correct answer:

M =  1:875000

Step-by-step explanation:

a=105 km m=105 1000  m=105000 m b=1.2 dm m=1.2:10  m=0.12 m  M=b/a=0.12/1050000=1:875000

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