### How does one calculate the effect a canted base

I have a Remington 700P chambered in .308 topped with a Bushnell 4200 Elite. The biggest problem to owning this particular scope is that it only has 50 moa built into it (mine actually has 45 but the book says that it has 50). To make up for this deficiency, it is mounted on a 40 moa canted...

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I cant seem to figure this out.

Right at the beginning, I'm getting wrong numbers.

Article says

angle = arctan(1.75 / 3600) = .03 degrees or 1.67 MOA

Can someone show me how they get 1.75/3600=.03