Roof Height

The rafters on a 5/12 pitch roof rise 5 inches for every 12 horizontal inches. If your house is 30 feet wide on the end and has a peak running along the center of the house, how much higher is the roof at its highest point than its lowest point?

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Author: ehmatthes

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