MATH SOLVE

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Q:
# "On a map, 0.25 inches represents 1 mile. What is the area of a rectangle on the map that is 3.75 inches long and 2.25 inches wide?"270 square miles135 square miles48 square miles24 square miles

Accepted Solution

A:

0.25 inches represents 1 mile

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Find 1 inch:

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1 inch represents 1 ÷ 0.25 miles

1 inch represents 4 miles

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Find 3.75 inches:

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1 inch represents 4 miles

3.75 inches represent 4 x 3.75 miles

3.75 inches represent 15 miles

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Find 2.25 inches:

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1 inch represents 4 miles

2.25 inches represent 4 x 2.25 miles

2.25 inches represent 9 miles

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Find Area:

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Area = Length x Width

Area = 15 x 9

Area = 135 miles²

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Answer: 135 miles²

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Find 1 inch:

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1 inch represents 1 ÷ 0.25 miles

1 inch represents 4 miles

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Find 3.75 inches:

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1 inch represents 4 miles

3.75 inches represent 4 x 3.75 miles

3.75 inches represent 15 miles

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Find 2.25 inches:

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1 inch represents 4 miles

2.25 inches represent 4 x 2.25 miles

2.25 inches represent 9 miles

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Find Area:

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Area = Length x Width

Area = 15 x 9

Area = 135 miles²

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Answer: 135 miles²

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