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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 ___ %

Difference in elevation over base, H = 144786800 ft
Horizontal distance, D = 15845 ft
Gradient = difference in height/distance
= H/D
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