How many sixteenths are in a inch?
How to measure in 16th parts of an inch?
Decimal equivalents of eights, sixteenths, thirty-seconds and sixty-fourths of an inch
The 1/16-inch mark is the absolute shortest line on the tape measure. It is also the first line that you will encounter after or before a whole-inch mark.
What is the equivalent of 5 8?
Conversion table inches to mm
The very first line on the left hand side of the ruler is the 1/16 of an inch mark. Between 0 and 1 inch, there are marks that denote 1/16, 2/16 (or 1/8), 3/16, 4/16 (or 1/4), 5/16, 6/16 (or 3/8), 7/16, 8/16 (or 1/2), 9/16, 10/16 (or 5/8), 11/16, 12/16 (3/4), 13/16, 14/16 (or 7/8), 15/16, 16/16 (or 1) of an inch.
Five-eighths inch or 5/8 inch on a ruler is a mark located between 1/2 inch and 1 inch. When the ruler divides the inches into eighths, 5/8 inch is the fifth mark on the ruler from the left side. For example, if the ruler divides the inches into 16ths, then 5/8 inch is the 10th mark.
On a ruler there are 16 sixteenths in an inch. The odd numbered sixteenths are the shortest lines on the ruler. So there are 1/16″, 3/16″, 5/16″, 7/16″, 9/16″, 11/16″, 13/16″, and 15/16″ lines on the ruler. Even numbered sixteenths are measured on the eighth, quarter or half-inch lines.