## Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

grade $\approx 8.33\%$
The slope of the ramp is the quotient of the rise and the run: slope = $\dfrac{1}{12}$ To express the slope as a grade, convert the slope to percent: grade = $\dfrac{1}{12}=0.08\overline{3} = 0.08\overline{3} \times 100\%\approx 8.33\%$