On a certain map, 1 inch represents 60 miles. If two towns are 255 miles apart, what is the distance, in inches, between the towns on the map?

4(1/4)

Explanation

Let x = number of inches between the towns on the map. Set up a proportion: 1 in/6 mi = x in /225 ,i
60x = 255
x = 255/60 = 4(1/4)

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