# SOLUTION: An 8&#8208;inch by 10&#8208;inch map is drawn to a scale of 1 inch = 50 miles. If the same map is to be enlarged so that now 2 inches = 25 miles, how many 8&#8208;inch by 10&#8208;

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 Question 340832: An 8‐inch by 10‐inch map is drawn to a scale of 1 inch = 50 miles. If the same map is to be enlarged so that now 2 inches = 25 miles, how many 8‐inch by 10‐inch pieces of blank paper will be taped together in order for all of this map to fit? (a) 1/2 (b) 2 (c) 4 (d) 8 (e) 16Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!1" = 50 miles 1sq. in = 2500 sq. miles .. Now 2"=50 miles so 1" =25 miles 1 sq. in = 725 sq. miles The ratio of area = 2500/725 4 pieces