# Map scale - math word problems

The scale of the map expresses how many cm is really 1 cm on the map. Or how many meters, kilometers. It is the ratio of the reduction of the dimensions of real objects when plotting on a map (mapping).

Thus, a scale of 1: 1000 means that 1 cm on the map is 1000 cm in reality. Or that one piece on the map is 1000 pieces in fact.

#### Number of problems found: 30

• Nautical miles How many nautical miles do they sail if the route is shown on a 1:25 000 scale map with a 7.4 cm long line?
• Two villages On the map with a scale of 1:40000 are drawn two villages actually 16 km away. What is their distance on the map?
• Hectares Determine the area of the rectangular land (in ha), which has dimensions of 3 cm and 4.5 cm on the plan with a scale of 1: 40,000.
• On the On the map of Europe made at a scale of 1: 4000000, the distance between Bratislava and Paris is 28 cm. At what time an airplane flying at 800 km/h will fly this journey?
• The plan The plan of the housing estate is in three scales 1: 5000,1: 10000,1: 15000. The distance between two points on a plan with a scale of 1: 10000 is 12 cm. What is this distance on the other two plans? What is this distance?
• Scale of the map The distance between two cities is actually 30 km and the map is 6 cm. What is the scale of the map?
• Scale of plan On the plan of the village in the scale of 1: 1000 a rectangular garden is drawn. Its dimensions on the plan are 25mm and 28mm. Determine the area of the garden in ares.
• Fence and scale The garden with 80 m of fencing is draw on plan as a square with a side length of 4 cm. At what scale is this plan made?
• Geometric plan At what scale the building plan if one side of the building is 45m long and 12mm long on a plan?
• Map scale The rectangular plot has in a scale of 1: 10000 area 3 cm2 on the map. What content does this plot have on a 1:5000 scale map?
• Scale of the map Determine the scale of the map if the actual distance between A and B is 720 km and distance on the map is 20 cm.
• Scale of map James travels one kilometer in 12 minutes. The route walked for half an hour measured on the map 5 cm. Calculate how many kilometers James walked for half an hour. Find the scale of the map.
• Image scale The actual image dimensions are 60 cm x 80cm and has a reduced size 3 cm x 4 cm. At what scale the image was reduced?
• Car model Car model is 52 mm long and the real car is 4524 mm long. What was the scale of model car?
• Plot The plot on which Mr. Kalous is to build a house has the shape of a rectangle. On a 1: 500 scale, its dimensions are 7cm and 5.5cm. Find out the dimensions of the plot. Calculate the parcel size.
• Two monuments The distance between two historical monuments on a map with a scale of 1: 500000 is 48 mm. Find the actual distance between these monuments in km.
• Square garden On the plan with a scale of 1:1500 is drawn as a square garden with area 81 cm2. How many meters is long garden fence? Determine the actual acreage gardens.
• Map scale Garden has on plan on a scale of 1: 150 width 22 cm and length 35 cm. What is the real area of the garden?
• Plan scale At what scale is drawn plan of the building, where one side of the building is 45 meters long is on the plan expressed by a straight line 12 mm long.
• Hřiště Map scale is 1: 5000. The playground is rectangular and on the map has dimensions 10 cm and 5 cm What is area of playground in square meters in reality?

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