##### Asked by: Iliass Koerfgen

asked in category: General Last Updated: 20th January, 2020# What does 5/8 look like on a ruler?

**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 |
---|---|---|

^{3}⁄_{8}” | 0.375 | 9.525 |

^{7}⁄_{16}” | 0.4375 | 11.1125 |

^{1}⁄_{2}” | 0.5 | 12.7 |

^{9}⁄_{16}” | 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.