Convert the map scale to unit rate. How many inches represent one mile? Show Your work. Interpret the meaning of unit rate. 3/10 in. = 7/8 miles
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(3/10)/(7/8) = x/1
(7/8)x = (3/10)
x = (3/10) / (7/8)
x = (3/10) * (8/7)
x = 24/70 = 12/35 inch per mile
To convert the map scale to unit rate, we need to find out how many inches represent one mile. In this case, we have the ratio 3/10 in. = 7/8 miles.
To find the unit rate, we need to express this ratio with a denominator of 1. We can do this by multiplying both sides of the equation by the reciprocal of the fraction on the left side. The reciprocal of 3/10 is 10/3.
(3/10 in.) * (10/3) = (7/8 miles) * (10/3)
On simplifying, we get:
1 in. = 35/24 miles
So, the unit rate is 1 inch represents 35/24 miles.
The unit rate signifies the amount of one quantity in relation to another quantity, with a denominator of 1. In this case, the unit rate tells us that for every inch on the map, there is an equivalent distance of 35/24 miles.