# A local road has a grade of 10%. The grade of a road is its slope expressed as a percent. Find the slope of the road as fraction, and then simplify.

A local road has a grade of 10%. The grade of a road is its slope expressed as a percent. Find the slope of the road as fraction, and then simplify.
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Ruben Horn
So slope of a x% grade $=\frac{x}{100}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\text{Slope}=\frac{10}{100}=\frac{1}{10}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\text{Slope}=0.1$