MATH SOLVE

5 months ago

Q:
# On a map, 3 inches represents 50 miles. Which proportion can be used to find the actual distance represented by 5 inches on the map?

Accepted Solution

A:

Hello!

you have to find what one inch is equal to

To find this you do 50/3

50/3 = 16.6666

So one inch is equal to 16.6666 miles

Multiply this by 5

16.6666 * 5 = 83.3333

the answer is 83.3333

Hope this helps!

you have to find what one inch is equal to

To find this you do 50/3

50/3 = 16.6666

So one inch is equal to 16.6666 miles

Multiply this by 5

16.6666 * 5 = 83.3333

the answer is 83.3333

Hope this helps!