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from a base elevation of 6800 ft, a mountain peak rises to a summit elevation of 14478ft over a horizontal distance of 15845 ft. find the grade of peak.

the grade of the peak is ___ %

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    Difference in elevation over base, H = 14478-6800 ft
    Horizontal distance, D = 15845 ft
    Gradient = difference in height/distance
    = H/D

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