Posted by Mike on Saturday, February 9, 2008 at 4:10pm.
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?

Math  Reiny, Saturday, February 9, 2008 at 4:37pm
change both measures to inches, then form rise/run and reduce to lowest terms

Math  Mike, Saturday, February 9, 2008 at 5:55pm
8 feet = 96 inches
2 feet 8 inches = 24+8= 32
so is it 32/96
which equals 1/3
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