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If given a map that has a scale factor of 5 in. equals 29 mi., how far apart on the map are two cities that are 87 miles apart in distance? I don't even know a thing –_–

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  1. Use a ratio.

    5/29 = x/87

    Cross multiply.

    29x = 436

    Solve for x.

    x = 15 inches

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