The distance shown on a map is 1/500 of the actual distance. If the distance shown on map is 1/5 foot, how long is the actual distance in feet?

Payton George 2022-10-12 Answered
The distance shown on a map is 1/500 of the actual distance. If the distance shown on map is 1/5 foot, how long is the actual distance in feet?
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veirenca77
Answered 2022-10-13 Author has 9 answers
The distance shown on the map= 1/5 feet.
Let, the actual distance= x feet.
By the problem, the distance shown on a map is 1/500 of the actual distance.
So,
x × 1 500 = 1 5 x 500 = 1 5 x = 1 5 × 500 x = 100
So, the actual distance = 100 feet.
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