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KS3 Maths Foundation Questions – Scaling

1) On a map 1 cm = 2 miles.

a) If from A to B is 5 cm on the map how far is it really?

b) If from A to B is 12.5 cm on the map how far is it really?

c) If from A to B is 20 cm on the map how far is it really?

d) If from A to B is 2 cm on the map how far is it really?

e) If from A to B is 1.5 cm on the map how far is it really?

f) If from A to B is 20 miles how far is it on the map?

g) If from A to B is 35 miles how far is it on the map?

h) If from A to B is 120 miles how far is it on the map?

i) If from A to B is 0.5 miles how far is it on the map?

KS3 Maths Higher Questions – Scaling

1) On a map 1 inch = 5 miles.

a) If from A to B is 5 inches on the map how far is it really?

b) If from A to B is 12.5 inches on the map how far is it really?

c) If from A to B is 20 inches on the map how far is it really?

d) If from A to B is 50 miles how far is it on the map?

e) If from A to B is 80 miles how far is it on the map?

2) A measured distance on a map is 655 mm but in reality, the distance is 10km

a) Write the ratio of the scaling in map : reality form as simplest form

b) Rewrite the ratio in 1 : form

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c) How far must a person travel if on the map the distance is only 1234 mm ?

d) What measurement on the map would a distance of 256 km have?

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