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Part II of II: Best Practices Design Guide

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Slope Conversion Chart

% Ratio Degree % Ratio Degree
0.9 1:111 0.5 6.3 1:16 3.6
1.0 1:100 0.6 6.7 1:15 3.8
1.1 1:90 0.6 7.1 1:14 4.1
1.2 1:83 0.7 7.7 1:13 4.4
1.3 1:80 0.7 8.3 1:12 4.8
1.4 1:70 0.8 9.1 1:11 5.2
1.7 1:60 1.0 10.0 1:10 5.7
2.0 1:50 1.1 11.1 1:9 6.3
2.2 1:45 1.3 12.5 1:8 7.1
2.5 1:40 1.4 14.3 1:7 8.1
2.9 1:35 1.6 16.7 1:6 9.5
3.3 1:30 1.9 20.0 1:5 11.3
4.0 1:25 2.3 25.0 1:4 14.0
5.0 1:20 2.9 33.3 1:3 18.4
5.3 1:19 3.0 50.0 1:2 26.6
5.6 1:18 3.2 100.0 1:1 45.0
5.9 1:17 3.4      
Updated: 02/10/2014
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