Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281159
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-115-6

Chapter 7 - Similarity - Get Ready! - Page 429: 16


Measure the number of inches on the map between the two cities, and multiply that number of inches by the number of miles represented by 1 in.

Work Step by Step

By definition, SCALE is the ratio of the lenght in a drawing (or model) to the length of the real thing. Example: If the scale is 1:10 then anything with the size of 1 would have a size of 10 in the real world, so a measurement of 150mm on the drawing would be 1500mm in the real world.
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