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Determine the width of the roof

 

 Apr 29, 2020
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We can use the tangent to find 1/2  of the width of the roof  =  A

 

 

tan (24°)  =  3.5 / A      rearrange as

 

A =  3.5 /tan (24°) ≈  7.86 m

 

And the width is twice this  ≈ 15.7 m

 

 

cool cool cool

 Apr 29, 2020
edited by CPhill  Apr 29, 2020

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