when working out the gradient how do I know when to leave the answer as a fraction?

thanks

Walthamx
Dec 2, 2017

#1**+2 **

It depends on what form the question asks the answer to be

3/4 gradient is the same as .75 so BOTH (or either) would be correct

UNLESS the question asks for a decimal gradient, then the answer would be .75

ElectricPavlov
Dec 2, 2017