Roof Pitch

In building construction, roof pitch is a numerical measure of the steepness of a roof. Roofs may be functionally flat or "pitched".

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Roof Pitch - Description
... The roof's pitch is its vertical rise divided by its horizontal span (or "run"), what is called "slope" in geometry and stair construction, or the tangent function in ... Definitions vary on when a roof is considered pitched ... The primary purpose of pitching a roof is to redirect water and snow ...

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