# What is the actual distance between the two cities? on a map of the united states 1 inch represents 120 miles if two cities are 3.5 inches apart on the map what is the actual distance between the two cities?

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1inch = 120 miles.

∴The ratio = 1 :120

The distance between two cities on map = 3.5inches

And let the actual distance be `x` miles

∴

Therefore the actual distance between two cities = 420 miles