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A two percent road grade is a grade where the road rises 2 units for every 100 units travelled.100 feet horizontal travel, will result in a two foot gain in elevation. It is a relatively shallow gradient.

This question can not be answered because the horizontal distance covered is not specified.

Of course. If the line rises 18 units for every 27 horizontal units,then its slope is 2/3 .

A 10% grade rises 1 foot for every 10 feet that it proceeds horizontally. This can go on for miles.

-- Measure how far the slope rises in 100-ft of horizontal distance.-- That number is the percent of slope, or the "grade".-- If you want the angle of the slope, divide the number by 100, and look upthe "arctangent" of the answer in a table or on a calculator.

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A two percent road grade is a grade where the road rises 2 units for every 100 units travelled.100 feet horizontal travel, will result in a two foot gain in elevation. It is a relatively shallow gradient.

This question can not be answered because the horizontal distance covered is not specified.

slope = change in y / change in x = 6/30 = 1/5 It can also be expressed as 1 in 5 or 20 %

Slope is equal to the change in y divided by the change in x (also known as "rise over run"). If a slope is 18 , then it "rises" 18 units, for every 1 unit of x.

Of course. If the line rises 18 units for every 27 horizontal units,then its slope is 2/3 .

A 10% grade rises 1 foot for every 10 feet that it proceeds horizontally. This can go on for miles.

-- Measure how far the slope rises in 100-ft of horizontal distance.-- That number is the percent of slope, or the "grade".-- If you want the angle of the slope, divide the number by 100, and look upthe "arctangent" of the answer in a table or on a calculator.

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This would be rise over run. I don't think I can explain why. Tangent

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