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OregonDuck
 one year ago
A scale on a map shows that 2 inches = 25 miles.
Part A
How many inches on the map represent 60 miles?
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inches
Part B
How many miles are represented by
1
4
inch on the map?
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miles
OregonDuck
 one year ago
A scale on a map shows that 2 inches = 25 miles. Part A How many inches on the map represent 60 miles? Enter your answer in the box. inches Part B How many miles are represented by 1 4 inch on the map? Enter your answer in the box. miles

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Jack1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.12 inches : 25 miles = x inches : 60 miles so fractions, right?

Jack1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1cool, so i'll start and you solve, k? \(\huge \frac 2{25} = \frac x{60}\) \(\huge \frac {2 \times 60}{25} = \frac {x\times 60}{60}\) \(\huge \frac {120}{25} = \frac x{1}\) \(\huge \frac {120}{25} = x\)

OregonDuck
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so will x be the same for part b?

Jack1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1no, x is how many inches for 60 miles only

Jack1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1is that 1/4 or is it 14? for part B?

OregonDuck
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1oh...ok then it is 1/4

Jack1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok, so 1/4 = 0.25, yeah? \(\huge \frac 2{25} = \frac {0.25}{y}\) can you solve for y from here?

Jack1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so if 2 inches : 25 miles , 0.25 inches : y miles, right?

OregonDuck
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yup but how to get y still a little confused

OregonDuck
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1wait, i got it y=3.125

Jack1
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1awesome, yep perfect dude!

OregonDuck
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1alright thxs @Jack1 for your help
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