Calculate the Horizontal Length After Slope Correction of the Tape
The downhill end of the 30m tape is held 70cm too low. What is the horizontal length?
l = Length of the tape = 30 m.
h = 70 cm = 0.70 m
Correction for slope = = = 0.00817 m.
Hence, the horizontal length = 30 – 0.00817 = 29.99183 m