Posted by **Mike** on Friday, February 8, 2008 at 2:50pm.

If the rise of a roof is 8 feet and the run is 2 feet 8 inches, what is the pitch of the roof in lowest terms when written as a FRACTION?

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, February 8, 2008 at 2:58pm
If you show us how you think the problem should be solved, we'll be glad to check your work and your answer.

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**Mike**, Friday, February 8, 2008 at 3:08pm
10/8

8 + 2= 10 feet

8 inches ????

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