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# What does 5/8 look like on a ruler?

Between 0 and 1 inch, there are marks that denote 1/8, 1/4 (or 2/8), 3/8, 1/2 (or 4/8), 5/8, 6/8 (or 3/4), 7/8, and 1 (or 8/8) of an inch. In total, there are 96 of these marks on a 12 inch ruler.

Also to know is, what does 5/8 look like on a ruler?

The red marks on this ruler are at 1/16, 1/8, 3/16, 1/4, 5/16, 3/8, 7/16, 1/2, 9/16, 5/8, 11/16, 3/4, 13/16, 7/8, 15/16, and 1. When marking down a distance from a ruler, mark the whole inch, followed by a space, then the fraction of an inch. For example, 1 1/2, or 2 3/8.

Secondly, what is 3/8 of an inch on a ruler? Fraction, Decimal, and Millimeter Equivalent Measurements

Fraction Decimal Millimeters
38 0.375 9.525
716 0.4375 11.1125
12 0.5 12.7
916 0.5625 14.2875

In this way, what is 5/8 of an inch on a ruler?

Five-eighths inch on a ruler is a mark past 1/2 inch and before 1 inch. If the ruler divides the inches into eighths, 5/8 inch is the fifth mark on the ruler from the left side. If the ruler divides the inches into 16ths, it is the 10th mark.

What does the black diamond on a tape measure mean?

The black diamond is meant to signify the center area between studs in a home or building. The black diamonds on the tape measure represent that spacing. The first black diamond is at 19.2” and after that black diamonds appear at 38.4”, 57.6”, 76.8” and 96”, or 8-feet.

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