Posted by **SchuRonda** on Saturday, August 28, 2010 at 8:19pm.

A ramp must not rise more than 1 foot over a horizontal distance of 12 feet.

a) What is the maximum slope of the ramp into the house

b) If the horizontal distance into the house is 48 feet, what is the maximum allowable rise of the ramp?

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, August 28, 2010 at 9:22pm
This site may help you figure out the answers.

http://www.ehow.com/how_4522492_calculate-slope-ramp.html

- Math - I need this by midnight std time -
**drwls**, Saturday, August 28, 2010 at 10:31pm
Midnight in what time zone? Why standard time?

a) max slope = 1/12

b) rise/48' < 1/12

Solve for the maximum rise

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