A hiking trail makes a steady climb up a mountain. If the slope of this trail is 0.6 foot, and the run is 800 feet, how much higher up the nountain will a hiker be at the end of the trail?

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- Dec 12th 2010, 08:10 PMHRoseJSlope
A hiking trail makes a steady climb up a mountain. If the slope of this trail is 0.6 foot, and the run is 800 feet, how much higher up the nountain will a hiker be at the end of the trail?

- Dec 12th 2010, 08:12 PMBariMutation
You know, you could have asked all of these questions in one post, they're all pretty much the same...

Regardless, use Pythagoreans Theorem. - Dec 12th 2010, 11:01 PMmr fantastic
- Dec 13th 2010, 04:05 AMHallsofIvy