# 1 38 Inch On A Ruler

The red marks on these rulers are at 1/8, 1/4, 3/8, 1/2, 5/8, 3/4, 7/8, and 1. … from a ruler, mark the whole inch, followed by a space, then the fraction of an inch.
1/4 inch. 3/8 inch. 1/2 inch. 5/8 inch. 3/4 inch. 7/8 inch. 1 inch. 1-1/8 inches. 1-1/4 inches. 1-3/8 inches. 1-1/2 inches. 1-5/8 inches. 1-3/4 inches. 1-7/8 inches .
Learn the 1/2 inch marks. Each 1/2 inch mark will come midway between each inch number because it is half of an inch. This means that marks directly between the 0 and 1 inch, 1 and 2 inches, 2 and 3 inches, and so on across the ruler, are the 1/2 inch marks. In total, there are 24 of these marks on a 12 inch ruler.
Find the ½-inch mark, 1 ½ -inch mark, and 2 ½-inch mark on all of the rulers … the 5/8-inch point, the 7/8-inch point, the 1 5/8-inch point, and the 2 3/8-inch point.
The markings on a standard ruler represent the fractions of an inch. The markings on a ruler from the start to the 1″ mark are: 1⁄16“, 1⁄8“, 3⁄16“
Convert inch fractions to decimal and back, convert inches to metric … Finding measurements on a ruler or tape measure can be confusing at first, but once you … ie. the first marking is 1/8 inch, the second is 3/8 inch, the third is 5/8 inch, etc.
If you counted in 1/8-inch increments, you’d find that the second line after 0 equals 1/8 inch, the fourth line 2/8 (1/4) inch, the sixth line 3/8 inch.