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answer this math question The scale on a map is drawn so that 5.5 inches corresponds to an actual distance of 225 miles. If two cities are 12.75 inches apart on the map, how many miles apart are they? (Round to the nearest tenth) miles apart. The two cities are how many miles apart

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5.5 inch corresponds to 225 miles distance.
1 inch corresponds to \frac{225}{5.5} miles distance.
Therefore 12.75 inches corresponds to \frac{225}{5.5}\times12.75=521.59\approx522

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