# Map scale 1: 10000000. How many kilometers are there between objects if the distance on the map

September 14, 2021 | education

| **Map scale 1: 10000000. How many kilometers are there between objects if the distance on the map between them is 4 centimeters?**

In order to calculate the distance on the ground, you need to multiply the distance on the map, expressed in millimeters, by the map scale, then we get:

40 * 10000000 = 400000000 mm = 400000 m = 400 km.

Answer: the real distance on the ground will be 400 km.

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