GED Practice

GED Math Review: Using Proportions in Geometry

Questions:

1. The scale distances between cities are shown on the map. Bonneville is actually _________ miles from Dalesboro.
2. According to the scale map. Susan drove _________ miles from Calhoun to Alandale, Bonnevile, and another _________ miles back to Calhoun. In total, Susan drove _________ miles.
3. Hillsboro is 50 miles from Merville. On a map, these towns are 2.5 inches apart. What is the scale of this map?
• 1 in. = 2 mi
• 1 in. = 2.5 mi
• 1 in. = 20 mi
• 1 in. = 25 mi
4. In this floor plan, the scale is 3/4 in. = 15 ft.

What are the dimensions of the actual sleeping area?
• 10 feet by 20 feet
• 15 feet by 30 feet
• 20 feet by 40 feet
• 25 feet by 50 feet
5. A floor plan is drawn to a scale of 1 in. = 8 ft. On the plan, one wall is 1 3/4 inches long.Will a 14-foot wall unit fit on this wall?
• No, the wall unit is about 2 feet too long.
• No, the wall unit is about 1 foot too long.
• Yes, the wall unit fits exactly.
• Yes, the wall unit fits with about 1 foot of extra space remaining.
6. A map scale is 1 in. = 1.8 mi. How far is the actual distance in miles between two points that are 3.5 inches apart on the map?
• 0.5 mi
• 1.9 mi
• 3.5 mi
• 6.3 mi