Scale Drawings and Maps

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One of the ways we use proportions in our daily life is whenever we view drawings and maps that are created to scale. In today's free 6th grade math video, we cover these scale drawings and maps. Using two examples, Prof. Burger will show how using a map and its ratio we can set up a proportion, solve with the cross product and determine exactly the distance between two points. See what it means to have a scale map and be able to ascertain information about distances regarding the map versus real life.

Since this video has two lectures, please don't forget to click on the forward button directly to the left of the time stamp to move to the next lecture.


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This page contains a single entry by April Stockwell published on June 17, 2010 11:55 AM.

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