**Known values:**

Horizontal length along full dip direction = *x*

Full dip rate = *1 in x*

*Solution:*

Apparent dip in any direction = *1 in y*

Triangle ADC is right-angled at C, thus:

i.e. for x=5 and dip direction 45^{o}:

Or, for x=5 dip rate=1 in 10:

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**Given the rate and direction of full dip of a plane or seam, find the apparent dip in any other direction.**

**Known values:**

Horizontal length along full dip direction = *x*

Full dip rate = *1 in x*

*Solution:*

Apparent dip in any direction = *1 in y*

Triangle ADC is right-angled at C, thus:

i.e. for x=5 and dip direction 45^{o}:

Or, for x=5 dip rate=1 in 10:

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