# SOLUTION: The scale on a map is 2 cm to 5 km. Kern and Dent are 16 km apart. How far apart are they on the map? Please explain and solve.

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 Question 5083: The scale on a map is 2 cm to 5 km. Kern and Dent are 16 km apart. How far apart are they on the map? Please explain and solve.Answer by rapaljer(4667)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Set up a ratio in one of several different ways: Let x = distance apart on the map Remember that means that . In the same way: means that So, cm. R^2 at SCC