Climb

On the road sign, which informs the climb is 8.7%. Car goes 5 km along this road.

What is the height difference that car went?

Correct result:

x =  433.4 m

Solution:

 p=8.7%=0.087  x=100050.0871+0.0872=433.4 m  α=arcsin(x5 km)=45820"



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