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#### Monoxdifly

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a. 1 : 210

b. 1 : 2.100

c. 1 : 21.000

d. 1 : 210.000

Can you help? The 200 and 210 makes me think that the distance on map won't be an integer.

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a. 1 : 210

b. 1 : 2.100

c. 1 : 21.000

d. 1 : 210.000

Can you help? The 200 and 210 makes me think that the distance on map won't be an integer.

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The reason for using 210 rather than 200 is that you would not want the two places to be at the very edges of the map. You want to leave a bit of space on each side of the two places on the map. So you should choose a scale such that 1 m on the map represents 210 km on the ground. The scale of the map should therefore be 1 m : 210 km. Putting everything in terms of metres, that is 1 m : 210,000 m.

a. 1 : 210

b. 1 : 2.100

c. 1 : 21.000

d. 1 : 210.000

Can you help? The 200 and 210 makes me think that the distance on map won't be an integer.

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Ah, I see. Thanks, Opalg!