what is a small scale?

shows a small amount of detail in a large area

what is a large scale?

shows a large amount of detail in a small area

what are the 5 size levels?

world > canada > ontario > markham > neighbourhood

what is one kilometre in meters?

1 km = 1000 m

what is one meter in centimetres?

1 m = 100 cm

what is one kilometre in centimetres?

1 km = 100 000 cm

what is a ratio scale?

no units, written in ratio form

what is a verbal / direct statement scale?

different units (ex. cm, km) written in words

what is a linear scale?

uses a line divided into equal parts

what is step one of finding the scale?

use the known distance (in km)

what is step two of finding the scale?

measure the distance of the two places on a map (in cm)

what is step three of finding the scale?

divide the km by the cm

how do you convert a verbal scale to ratio?

remove the units and add 5 zeros