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    calculating gradient and direction

    I need to do a series of 3-point problems. I have a series of 3 water level elevations taken on the same day over several years. I would like to know what is the water level gradient and direction of water travel toward the low point of the plane.; e.g., 0.0012 ft/ft toward 275o. For each date of measurement, example data are attached.

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    Jepalmer,

    To find the angle, use this formula in E2 then copy down

    =DEGREES(ATAN(C2/B2))

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    Hi Maud

    ..you got the answer before me. I went off at a tangent.

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    Its just a sine of your intelligence!

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    'Cos you two are too much
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    So far there was only sin2(x) + cos2(x) partial answer proposed. Next we'll have (O/H)-feld jokes.
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    ..that would be too square

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    ...only if you look at it from that angle

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