a map is drawn to a scale 1: 2 500 000. what is distance in kilometres between town A and town B 16.3cm apart? I get confused when trying to find metres and kilometres.
a map is drawn to a scale 1: 2 500 000. what is distance in kilometres between town A and town B 16.3cm apart? I get confused when trying to find metres and kilometres.
Let denote the distance on the map and the actual distance between the places A and B.
Then you know:
You'll get:
Sub in the value of and you'll get
1. Divide by 100 to get meters
2. Divide by 1000 to get km