Map scale

The rectangular plot has a scale of 1:10000 area 3 cm2 on the map. What area does this plot have on a 1:5000 scale map?

Correct answer:

S2 =  12 cm2

Step-by-step explanation:

S1=3 cm2 k=10000/5000=2  S2=k2 S1=22 3=12 cm2

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