A scale

A map scale states that every ¼ of an inch represents 20 miles. If two cities are 3½ inches apart, how many miles are actually between the two cities?

Correct answer:

x =  280 mi

Step-by-step explanation:

a=1/4=41=0.25 in b=321=3+21=23 2+1=26+1=27=3.5 in  x=20 ab=20 4127=280 mi

Did you find an error or inaccuracy? Feel free to write us. Thank you!

Tips for related online calculators
Need help calculating sum, simplifying, or multiplying fractions? Try our fraction calculator.
Need help with mixed numbers? Try our mixed-number calculator.
Do you want to convert length units?

You need to know the following knowledge to solve this word math problem:

We encourage you to watch this tutorial video on this math problem: video1

Related math problems and questions: