Hey! How can I count a scale for a map? I know the size of the paper and the size of the area, but I need the scale. (Easy explanation, please!) Thanks!
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Originally Posted by Liza88 Hey! How can I count a scale for a map? I know the size of the paper and the size of the area, but I need the scale. (Easy explanation, please!) Thanks! you should try a representation of the size like for every 2 km= 1cm.
O.K. Let's say that the maps size is 15cm * 10cm and the area is 35m2 How can I count the scale of the map? Thanks!!
Let's make the map 14 cm x 10 cm and the area 7 m x 5 m. Then you can see that 14 cm is 7 m, therefore 1 cm on the map is 50 cm in reality.
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