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  • 5 years ago

on a map, three towns lie in a straight line. abbeyville is 35 miles from beantown. on the map this distance is 2 cm. the distance from abbeyville to clarkton is 13 cm on the map. if beantown is between abbyville and clarkton, how far, in miles, is it from beantown to clarkton?

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  1. dumbcow
    • 5 years ago
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    i will call the cities, A B C respectively A->B is 35 miles and 2 cm A->C is 13 cm B->C = A->C - A->B = 13-2 = 9cm convert to miles by setting up ratio 35/2 = x/9 cross multiply 2x = 315 x = 157.5 miles

  2. anonymous
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    which cite is which

  3. dumbcow
    • 5 years ago
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    oh sorry, they match the first letter of each city A for abbeyville ...

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