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Grade of Road West of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Route
40 eastbound is straight and makes a steep descent toward the
city. The highway has a 6% grade, which means that its slope
is  6
100 . Driving on this road, you notice from elevation
signs that you have descended a distance of 1000 ft. What is
the change in your horizontal distance in miles?

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