## Algebra 1

First lets put this scenario into a proportion. Our proportion will be: $\frac{map-distance}{actual-distance}$ $\frac{1/8}{1.5mi}$=$\frac{2.5}{x}$ Now lets cross multiply: (1/8)x=3.75 (Divide both sides by (1/8)) x=30 So the actual distance is 30 miles.