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anonymous
 one year ago
Two towns on the map are 4 1/2 inches apart. What is the actual distance in miles between the two towns? Explain how you determined your answer.
anonymous
 one year ago
Two towns on the map are 4 1/2 inches apart. What is the actual distance in miles between the two towns? Explain how you determined your answer.

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I know that for this, I may have to find the domain and range, right?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@hartnn please? I could use your help...

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1443909705309:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What? I don't get it... I apologize @triciaal

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you need to know the scale factor. how many miles on the ground in real life is represented by one inch on paper.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok but how can I find the actual distance between the two towns?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0This is on a "functions" homework packet

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1example the mall is 3 miles from your house and the school is 1/2 mile from your house how would you show that on a map?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I honestly don't know

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1443911214002:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So how can I use this to find the actual distance in miles between the two towns?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I just stink when it comes to this kind of math

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1scale 2 cm represents 1 mile so 1/2 mile = 1 cm therefore I put the school 1 cm from your house same process put the mall 6 cm from your house

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Would it be 4 1/2 miles? Because I don't think that would be correct

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0For my original equation

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1for this problem you have the distance on the map and you need the distance on the ground

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I don't think I do. i think it's just asking for the distance between the two towns. And it only gives me the 4 1/2 inches apart thing. How can I figure out the distance "in miles" using such little information...?

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1use the scale factor how many miles on the ground is represented by one inch on the paper? lets say "m" then the distance on the ground would be 4 1/2 * m

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0But what would "m" be? What does is represent?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0This is a problem that somehow has to do with functions. For Algebra 2

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the number of miles on the ground for 1 inch on paper

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0There is no paper related in the problem. And you keep saying this whole thing about the paper

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1443911734901:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I don't know... I guess I'll figure it out on my own then... Thanks for the help

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Because I don't think your answer is correct

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I just don't understand why that would be the miles

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0They wouldn't just give you the answer

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0And I know that you'd have to do more work to find miles from inches, than to simply say that it would be 4 1/2 miles, just because that is the inches

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1read again that is not what I have !

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1i said 4 1/2 times the scale factor

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I can't just put 4 1/2(m)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It needs an actual distance

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1m is the scale factor one inch = how many miles?

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1do you have the original problem? read slower did they tell you the scale factor? Is this related to another question where the factor was given?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No... This is the entire question. Two towns are 4 1/2 inches apart. What is the actual distance in miles between the two towns? Explain how you determined your answer

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1do you understand the example I used with a scale factor of 2 cm to 1 mile to show the mall 6 cm from your house 3 miles?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No I don't... I'll just figure it out on my own. Thanks for the help

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1443912336140:dw

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1distance town A to town B = 4 1/2 *m where m is the distance represented by one inch. cannot give a number if not given a number for m. leave it as a function.
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