Jeez, I hope this doesn't last too long...

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Re: Jeez, I hope this doesn't last too long...

Postby mrgrumpy » Sat Aug 25, 2012 3:12 pm

Just try teaching it!

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Jeez, I hope this doesn't last too long...

Postby fvwazing » Sat Aug 25, 2012 9:24 pm

That is how I calculated/interpreted those roadsigns all the years! But harling was so assured that I looked it up - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grade_%28slope%29 - and well, the difference is not sooo big if the percentage is small.
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Re: Jeez, I hope this doesn't last too long...

Postby harling » Sun Aug 26, 2012 1:44 am

I try not to apply my Math degree to practical problems more than once a year. That was it. :-)
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