How do I calculate the pitch of a roof?

Answer

The pitch of a roof is calculated by finding the amount of rise per foot run. It is calculated using an online roof pitch calculator which requires you to key in the measurements of the roof width, length and the rise. The pitch is represented by a triangular shaped drawing and expressed in inches.
1 Additional Answer
The pitch of a roof is determined by identifying the amount of rise per foot run. You can also determine the pitch of a roof by using a level and a framing square from the top of the roof. You can also use a pitch finder tool to calculate the same.
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