Math problem maybe

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  1. GHP

    GHP New Member Banned User

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    OK so we want to put a spiral staircase in our house but when we hired the guy (negro of course) he couldn't make it work out right. I don't have the actual measurements, but there must be a mathematical way to figure it out, right?

    We want the stairs to make 1 3/4 turn (ie, one full and one 3/4 turn)
     
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    How high, dummy? 13 feet?
     
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    and what's the diameter of the stairs?
     
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    or maybe you don't need to know that. :scratch:
     
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    I don't have the measurements but there must be some formula, right? I'm thinking it depends on the width of each stair (how many stairs to form one complete circle) and the space between the steps :dontknow:
     
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    Stick to teef, lady.
     
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    i think you do. this is confusing me late at night. what the distance between steps?
     
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    so tell me, before i go to bed. what's the formula?
     
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    Height is a big factor. The size of the stair and angle will work from there.
     
  10. mattyfishrip197

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    of course you can figure it out mathematically...not enough info given....also either the man is a carpenter or he is not.....a spiral stair case is kinda hard to do ...unless your a carpenter
    ...then its easy
     
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    I'll get them to measure it again in the morning but it's around 11'6" I think. I want the top stair to meet the tile upstairs exactly

    And I think Bye You is right but this is confounding me
     
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    math wizard here...


    not enough numbers to compute.
     
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    If I had a hammer...

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    We were going with wrought iron and he welded it/took it apart 6 times before we told him goodbye. Now we got the carpenter on it I just want to see if we can figure this out :p
     
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    The circumference of the pole is 6 1/2"
     
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    I think I have a solution for Riemann.

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    (Doesn't matter. The blaeks come thru the fire escape)

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    What info/measurements do you need?
     
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    :nono:
     
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    Not funny Monk :mad:

    Well kinda but still :mad: