# What real world distance does 1 inch equal on a map with a scale of 1 25000?

## What real world distance does 1 inch equal on a map with a scale of 1 25000?

25,000 cm
There is a standard ratio format for map scales e.g. “1: 25,000”. The first number is the unit on the map and the second number is the distance in real life of the same unit so 1: 25,000 means that 1cm on the map corresponds to 25,000 cm on the ground.

## How long is a mile on a map?

If the scale were 1:63,360, for instance, then 1 inch on the map would represent 63,360 inches or 1 mile on the ground (63,360 inches divided by 12 inches = 5,280 feet or 1 mile). The first number (map distance) is always 1.

What helps you find distances on a map?

Students use a map scale to measure distance between cities and other places on a map of your state.

### How many miles is 4 inches on a map?

Map Scale Equivalents

Map Scale Miles to Inches
1:200,000 3 miles = 1 inch
1:253,000 4 miles = 1 inch
1:300,000 5 miles = 1 inch
1:350,000 5.5 miles = 1 inch

How do you convert inches to miles on a map?

On the map 1 inch is equal to 2,000 feet on the ground, 1:2,000 (in/ft). Example 2 – Convert the 1:2,000 (in/ft) to (in/mile). Step 1. Set up the cancellation table so all units will cancel, except the desired unit, miles/inch. On the map 1 inch is equal to 0.4 miles. Example 3a – The map distance between two points is 6 inches.

## What is the distance between two points on a map?

On the map 1 inch is equal to 0.4 miles. Example 3a – The map distance between two points is 6 inches. The map scale is 1:24,000 (in/in). What is the ground distance in feet? Set up the cancellation table so all units will cancel, except the desired unit, feet.

## What is the difference between a 1 10 000 and 1 100000 map?

A 1:10,000 map will show objects 100 times as large as a 1:100,000 map but will only show 1/100th the land area on the same sized piece of paper. Here is an example of a Bar Scale found on a map. The scale shows that about 1.25 inches equals 5 miles.

What is the scale of a map?

The map scale is printed in the map legend. It is given as a ratio of inches on the map corresponding to inches, feet, or miles on the ground. For example, a map scale indicating a ratio of 1:24,000 (in/in), means that for every 1 inch on the map, 24,000 inches have been covered on the ground.