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asked Jan 4 in Mathematics by abdullahi
How much would you go up or down if the road stayed at 8% for one mile?

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answered Jan 4 by anonymous
An  8%  slope up is  422.4  feet up in one mile.

An  8%  slope down is  422.4  feet down in one mile.

1 mile = 5,280 feet

8% of 1mile = 0.08 x 5,280-ft = 422.4-ft

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