Can you collaborate and create a scale model of a ski hill using one of our snow hills outside?  Interesting? 

I will set some parameters:

You need to have a bunny hill, 3 green hills, 4 blue hills and 2 black hills.  You also need to have at least 3 ski lifts and 2 chalets.  You could add other amenities to your plan if you wish (restaurants, hotel, parking etc.). 

But where is the math?!? Fret not, you’ll find it.

Remember that a Green run has a slope gradient that is less than 25%, blue run are 25-40% slope gradient and black runs are greater than 40%.  

What does this look like and how can we accurately calculate the slope gradient of our snow hills? (Slope equals rise over run).

What tools do you need? How can I help?



This is a pretty crude attempt, but you get the idea (I think).

What other questions do you have?

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