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posted by manal HELP ME .
what's the slope of the roof on adobe house?why might a roof in connecticut be steeper than a roof in the desert?

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Ms. Sue
Most adobe houses have flat roofs. Houses in areas that get a lot of snow are slanted so that the snow doesn't build up. Flat roofs sometimes collapse under heavy loads of snow.
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