the scale of the map is 1cm:150,000 Km.
A light house stands on an island of area 1.5cm^2 on the scale drawing.Work out the actual area of the island
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- Thread Starter
- 29-04-2016 13:16
- 29-04-2016 13:24
You need to know that 1cm line would equal a 150000km line on the map.
so 1cm^2 would not equal a 150000km^2 area, it would be (150000 x 150000) km^2
because 1cm^2 = 1cm x 1cm
therefore 1cm^2 = 150000 x 150000 km^2Last edited by SuchBants; 29-04-2016 at 13:25.