anonymous one year ago A scale on a map shows that 2 inches = 25 miles How many inches on the map represent 60 miles?

1. misty1212

HI!!

2. anonymous

is there a map?

3. misty1212

you want to solve $\frac{2}{25}=\frac{x}{60}$ which you do by multiplying $x=\frac{2\times 60}{25}$

4. anonymous

A) 2 inches=25 miles x inches = 60 miles B) 2 inches=25 miles 1/4 inches= x miles

5. anonymous

so divide 25 by 2