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29 January, 11:01

Two cities are 124 miles apart from each other. The cities are 4cm on a map, what is the Scale factor?

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  1. 29 January, 12:08
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    Actual distance = 124 miles

    Distance on map = 4 cm

    Scale factor = 4 cm : 124 miles

    Divide through by 4

    Scale factor = 4 cm/4 : 124 miles / 4

    = 1 cm : 31 miles

    The scale factor is 1 cm : 31 miles
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