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  • 5 years ago

A road has a 16.7% grade. What is its slope? Why might we want to warn drivers of a grade like this?

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  1. amistre64
    • 5 years ago
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    divide by 100 to get the fraction: slope = 167/1000

  2. myininaya
    • 5 years ago
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    what is a grade? never heard of grade for a road

  3. amistre64
    • 5 years ago
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    put up signs that say 'school crossing', theyll sure to speed thru it

  4. amistre64
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    slope as percent = grade

  5. myininaya
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    you're so smart

  6. amistre64
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    lol.... i just read it on another post ;)

  7. amistre64
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    100% grade equals a vertical line 0% grade equals beachfront property

  8. anonymous
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    so is the slope 1.67

  9. amistre64
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    16.7% as a decimal is .167 slope is a fraction....top/bottom usually. but if you wanna keep it as a decimal.... .167 is the slope

  10. anonymous
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    the correct answer could also be 167/100

  11. amistre64
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    167/1000 seems more approriate to me, unless I am missing something obvious

  12. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    167

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