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Geometry and Roof Framing

Floyd Vest

Mathematics Topic:
Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry
Application Areas:
Construction, architecture

| ©1998 Consortium 68 | 7 pages |

The primary function of a roof is to protect the house and occupants from weather. Roof construction should be strong to with stand snow and wind loads. The roof is made of rafters that are securely fastened to each other and to exterior walls. Students learn roof framing terms, and how to make an effective roof frame.