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## Sagot :

1000 miles x 1000 miles=1 million squared miles

16 million/(1 million squared miles per squared inch)= 16 squared icnhes

**Answer: 16 square inches .**

**Step-by-step explanation:**

**Given :** On a map, 1 inch represents 1,000 miles.

That means , [tex]\text{1 mile =}\dfrac{1}{1000}\text{ inch on map.}[/tex]

[tex]\text{1 square mile =}\dfrac{1}{1000}\times\dfrac{1}{1000}\text{ square inch on map.}[/tex]

**If the area of a country is actually 16 million square miles, then the area of the country’s representation on the map is given by :-**

[tex]16,000,000\times\dfrac{1}{1000}\times\dfrac{1}{1000}=16\text{ square inches on map.}[/tex]