Map Scale Calculator

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How does the Map Scale Calculator work?

Solves map scale problems based on unit measurements
This calculator has 1 input.

What 1 formula is used for the Map Scale Calculator?

  1. Standard Map Scale/Standard Map Distance = x/Target Distance

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What 3 concepts are covered in the Map Scale Calculator?

cross multiply
to clear an equation of fractions when each side consists of a fraction with a single denominator by multiplying the numerator of each side by the denominator of the other side and equating the two products obtained.
a/b = c/d → ad = bc
map scale
the relationship between a distance on a map and the corresponding distance on the earth
estimate or assess the extent, quality, value, or effect of (something).

What are some example calculations for the Map Scale Calculator?

  1. The scale on a map is 1 cm = 10 miles. Find the length on the map of 300 miles

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