The distance of 450 km between two cities Delhi and Punjab is represented on a map by 3 cm. What is the actual distance between the two cities Delhi and Kanpur if they are 5 cm apart on the map?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 11th Dec, 2013, 12:37: AM

Expert Answer:

Let the distance between Delhi and Kanpur be x km.

Actual distance : Actual distance :: Map distance : Map distance

450 : x :: 3 : 5

Product of extreme terms =

Product of middle terms = 3x

 

Answered by  | 11th Dec, 2013, 02:37: AM