Hi, I have slope measurements in degrees, and I want to know how to convert them to percent (gradient) and vice versa. Ah, age and the loss of trigonometric skills! I appreciate the assistance.
Sincerely,
DR
drudnick wrote:Hi, I have slope measurements in degrees, and I want to know how to convert them to percent (gradient) and vice versa. Ah, age and the loss of trigonometric skills! I appreciate the assistance.
+ + +
/ | /| / |
/ |6 / |6 / |3
/ | / | / |
+-------+ +---+ +-----------+
6 3 9
slope=6/6=1 slope=6/3=2 slope=3/9=1/3
+ + +
/ | /| / |
/ |6 / |6 / |3
/45 | /63| /18 |
+-------+ +---+ +-----------+
6 3 9
angle=45 deg angle=63.4 deg angle=18.4 deg