Given each map scale, calculate the
actual distance using a proportion. Click on the globe to see if
you are correct.
1. Joy is taking a trip
and finds out that on a map the distance between the two
cities is 4⅝ inches. Find
the actual distance of her trip if 1 inch equals 720
miles. 

2. The distance on a map
between Madrid, Spain and Paris, France is 4¼
inches. What is the actual distance for a round trip if
1 inch equals 158 miles? 

3.
The distance on a map between San
Diego and Los Angeles is ⅞ inch. What is the actual
distance between the two cities if 1 inch equals 126 miles? 

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