Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-8 Proportions and Similar Figures - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 134: 18


The scale is 1 inch:70 miles.

Work Step by Step

Using the real world distance between the towns, we can solve for the scale of the map. $\frac{1}{m}=\frac{2.5}{175}$ cross multiply $175=2.5m$ divide both sides by 2.5 $175\div2.5=2.5m\div2.5$ $70=m$
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