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A map is a drawing of an area to locate places. To locate a place we should know its directions and distance. There are four directions- North, South, East and West.

1cm=300km

If Calicut is 2.5 far from Trivandrum on the map. Find the distance in km on the ground. (1cm=250km) Answer Scale 1cm =250km Therefore 2.5cm=2.5x250km =625km on the ground