# On the map, the distance between cities A and B is 2.6 cm, and the distance between cities B and C is 3.7 cm

January 13, 2021 | education

| **On the map, the distance between cities A and B is 2.6 cm, and the distance between cities B and C is 3.7 cm. On the ground, the distance between cities B and C is 296 km. Find the distance on the ground between cities A and B.**

First, let’s find what distance on the ground corresponds to 1 cm on the map.

296 / 3.7 = 80 km.

Now we can find what is the distance on the terrain between cities A and B.

80 * 2.6 = 208 km.

Answer: The distance on the ground between cities A and B is 208 km.

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