A map has a scale of 1:600\:000. On the map, the distance between Gausstown and Piville is 2\:cm. What is the actual distance between the towns?

**Answer Choices**

A. 12\:km

B. 1.2\:km

C. 120\:km

D. 1200\:km

E. 12\:000\:km

A map has a scale of 1:600\:000. On the map, the distance between Gausstown and Piville is 2\:cm. What is the actual distance between the towns?

**Answer Choices**

A. 12\:km

B. 1.2\:km

C. 120\:km

D. 1200\:km

E. 12\:000\:km