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AriPotta Group Title

what is the scale of this map? http://moourl.com/mapone

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  1. Geometry_Hater Group Title
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    Are you talking about the actual scale thingy if you zoom in a little bit you can see it.

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  2. AriPotta Group Title
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    i mean like 1:? how many miles is an inch?

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  3. Geometry_Hater Group Title
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    To find the scale find out the real length and measure the same on ur map. the scale is the ratio of the two

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  4. AriPotta Group Title
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    @Geometry_Hater the real length of florida? :/

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  5. AriPotta Group Title
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    this map http://moourl.com/maptwo has a scale of 1:18...

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  6. AriPotta Group Title
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    but i can't figure out what the first map scale is

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    That's a tough one. I'm not sure what how many inches equal miles on the first one, but the left hand side describing the stats for the map has the RF scale of the map set as this: 1:1,100,000

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    yea, i saw that too......but i know for a fact that florida is not millions of miles long lol

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    lol, that's true! Actually, the RF scale just means that for every, say, inch on the map, it equals 1,100,000 inches in real life. Not sure how that can translate back to the kind of scale you are looking for, though, sorry...

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  10. AriPotta Group Title
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    wel, i guess i have to find out how many inches are in a mile?

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  11. AriPotta Group Title
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    well*

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  12. Captain_Page_Turner Group Title
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    Are you looking for the real length of Florida?

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  13. AriPotta Group Title
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    no, i'm just looking for the scale of the map :/ it's for human geography

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  14. AriPotta Group Title
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    1:17.4!

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    You got it?

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  16. AriPotta Group Title
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    1 mile = 63360 inches. 1100000 inches = about 17.4 miles

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  17. AriPotta Group Title
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    does that sound right?

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  18. Captain_Page_Turner Group Title
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    I was about to say that it looks like you found your answer. That's what I was going to do next. Nice job!

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  19. AriPotta Group Title
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    and it would make sense because the second map has a scale of 1:18

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  20. AriPotta Group Title
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    thanks for helping! i had no idea what the scale thing on the left meant

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  21. Captain_Page_Turner Group Title
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    Glad I could help out!

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