# Geometry

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38. For maximum accessibility, a wheelchair ramp should have a slope
between 1/16 and 1/20. What is the range of angle measures that a ramp should make
with a horizontal line? Round to the nearest degree.

• Geometry -

1/16=tan-11/16=9.09°
Similarly:
1/20=tan-11/20=?

• Geometry -

645

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