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Determine distance on a map-using a map scale

Determine distance on a map-using a map scale

Author: Jennifer Jones

Estimate distance on a map using a map scale. 

A map scale will be used to estimate distance on a US map using a writing utensil and paper. 

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Determine distance on a map using a scale

This short tutorial will show you how to estimate distance on a map using its scale. This can be done with any scratch sheet of paper and a writing utensil.