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A cable cars cable has a grade of 25% over 850 feet of cable. What angle does the cable make with the horizontal and how many feet does the cable car rise when going up the 850 foot cable?

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    I would assume that 25% of 850 results in a rise of 212.5 feet. The angle would be sin =212.5/850=.25 inverse sin=14.477 degrees

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