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1. If 1.6 cm - 50km, then what is the scale for 1cm to how many metres. .
Also, if 2.5cm:5km then what is the scale for 1 cm to how many meters.
2. It would be 50/1.6 (31.25)
So 131.25*1000)
= 1cm:31250

and 2.5cm:5km
1cm:2km
so 1cm:2000m
3. (Original post by iwishicouldfly14)
It would be 50/1.6 (31.25)
So 131.25*1000)
= 1cm:31250

and 2.5cm:5km
1cm:2km
so 1cm:2000m
So 1cm = 31250m ? Is this appropriate as a scale for my geography :P I really need help
4. (Original post by Oblivion99)
So 1cm = 31250m ? Is this appropriate as a scale for my geography :P I really need help
Geography? I though it was maths?!!
If it's Geography it might be better to keep it in km.... but ask your teacher....
5. (Original post by iwishicouldfly14)
Geography? I though it was maths?!!
If it's Geography it might be better to keep it in km.... but ask your teacher....
Oh okay. Could you convert them into km if you dont mind? thank you replying. Did i have to measure the scale bare on google maps to find the scale?
6. this is just a matter of putting in a division sum on the calculator, nothing A* here
7. (Original post by Oblivion99)
Oh okay. Could you convert them into km if you dont mind? thank you replying. Did i have to measure the scale bare on google maps to find the scale?
To convert to km just divide by 1000 - Yeah..... you should have used the google maps scale....

(Original post by ihatePE)
this is just a matter of putting in a division sum on the calculator, nothing A* here
That's what I thought....
8. (Original post by ihatePE)
this is just a matter of putting in a division sum on the calculator, nothing A* here
To find the scale, did I have to measure the scale bar on it or?
9. (Original post by Oblivion99)
To find the scale, did I have to measure the scale bar on it or?
No clue what you mean...
Measure whatever your working out and then the scale bar and work out how many times it is compared to the scale bar

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