# physics

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Marks: 5 A hill that has a 15 % grade is one that rises 15.0 m vertically for every 100.0 m of distance in the horizontal direction. At what angle is such a hill inclined above the horizontal?

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sinA = 15%/100% = 0.15
A = 8.63o

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