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Gradient of a Line

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Which of the following is the correct description of 'Gradient'?

$\frac{\text{Horizontal rise}}{\text{Vertical run}}$Horizontal riseVertical run

A

$\frac{\text{Vertical rise}}{\text{Horizontal run}}$Vertical riseHorizontal run

B

$\frac{\text{Horizontal run}}{\text{Vertical rise}}$Horizontal runVertical rise

C

$\frac{\text{Vertical run}}{\text{Horizontal rise}}$Vertical runHorizontal rise

D

$\frac{\text{Horizontal rise}}{\text{Vertical run}}$Horizontal riseVertical run

A

$\frac{\text{Vertical rise}}{\text{Horizontal run}}$Vertical riseHorizontal run

B

$\frac{\text{Horizontal run}}{\text{Vertical rise}}$Horizontal runVertical rise

C

$\frac{\text{Vertical run}}{\text{Horizontal rise}}$Vertical runHorizontal rise

D
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