Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-8 Proportions and Similar Figures - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 134: 13


37.5 km

Work Step by Step

The problem states that the scale of a map is 1 cm to 15 km. Thus, we multiply 2.5 cm, the length on the scaled map, by 15 km to find that the actual distance is 37.5 km.
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