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09-16-04, 06:06 AM   #1  
Angle Question

Dose any one know why a 12 x 12 pitch = 45 degrees, and a 6 x 12 pitch dose not = 22.5 degrees?

 
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09-16-04, 10:52 AM   #2  
Its simple trig.

Posted By: samm Dose any one know why a 12 x 12 pitch = 45 degrees, and a 6 x 12 pitch dose not = 22.5 degrees?

To find the angle of any pitch (as long as they both to 12 ratio) take the pitch and divide by 12 then get the arc tangent associated with that value

 
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