The scale on a map is 1 cm : 6 km. If two cities are 12 cm apart on the map, what is the actual distance between the cities?
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KoalaSnake
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The scale on a map is 1 cm : 6 km. If two cities are 12 cm apart on the map, what is the actual distance between the cities?
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1. User Answers hannah129898
its 72 km apart you multiply 12 by the scale which is 1:6 so basically just 6 
2. User Answers livia11999
72 km
you can solve this by doing cross multiplication so 1cm/6km= 12cm/?
12 X 6= 72
72/1=72
so the distance is 72 km