# SOLUTION: the scale on the map is approximately 3/8 inch to 12 miles. If the distance from city A to city B measures 5.5 inches on the map, how far apart are the two cities?

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 Question 574697: the scale on the map is approximately 3/8 inch to 12 miles. If the distance from city A to city B measures 5.5 inches on the map, how far apart are the two cities?Answer by solver91311(16872)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Divide 3 by 8 to get a decimal representation of the fraction 3/8. Divide 5.5 by this decimal representation. Multiply the result by 12. John My calculator said it, I believe it, that settles it