that you are a 1st-time skier facing your first run down the "bunny
slope" (beginners hill). You do not want this hill to be
too steep so you can learn to ski. That is, you hope that the
hill rises very little vertically compared to the horizontal distance,
or run, from the top to the bottom of the hill. After practice,
you can move to the intermediate and then the expert slopes where
the rise is much greater than the run. In other words, the hill
has a steeper slope.
Looking at the graph below, which would be the expert slope?
Hopefully, you picked line #1. It has a much steeper slope than
Upon completion of the
activities in this unit, you should be able to: