Climb in percentage

The height difference between points A and B is 475 m. Calculate the percentage of route climbing if the horizontal distance places A, B is 7.4 km.

Correct result:

p =  6.42 %

Solution:

y=475 m x=7.4 kmm=7.4 1000 m=7400 m  p=100 yx=100 4757400=47574=6.42%y=475 \ \text{m} \ \\ x=7.4 \ km \rightarrow m=7.4 \cdot \ 1000 \ m=7400 \ m \ \\ \ \\ p=100 \cdot \ \dfrac{ y }{ x }=100 \cdot \ \dfrac{ 475 }{ 7400 }=\dfrac{ 475 }{ 74 }=6.42 \%



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