Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - Chapter Test: 14

Answer

162.5 miles

Work Step by Step

The length on the map and the actual length are proportional. We will call x the actual distance between the two towns. Thus, we set up the following equation: 25/1=x/6.5. We multiply both sides of the equation by 6.5 to cancel out division and to obtain that 162.5=x. Thus, the actual distance is 162.5 miles.
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