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Calculating Total Run of Stairs
Example: Total run for a set of stairs that will have 8 risers with a tread depth of 10".
Example: Total rise is 27" and you would like to have a riser height of around 6".
27 divided by 4 = 6.75
27 divided by 5 = 5.4" (6.75" is more desirable than 5.4")
Determining Riser Height
(Based on 2006 IRC)