## Madison and Franklin are 6 in apart on a map that has a scale of 1 in: 7 mi. How far apart are the real cities?

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## Answers ( )

If every inch is scaled up to 7 miles, you can find how many miles 6in is by multiplying by 7. 6×7=42 So the answer is 42 miles.

Another way to think about it is as 7mil + 7mil + 7mil + 7mil + 7mil + 7mil=42 miles (You add the 7 six times since it is 6in and each inch is 7miles)