# What does a 1/8 ruler look like?

## What does a 1/8 ruler look like?

The 1/8 of an inch marks are the smaller marks found directly in between the 1/4 of an inch marks on the 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.

What is 1/8th on a ruler?

Fraction, Decimal, and Millimeter Equivalent Measurements

Fraction Decimal Millimeters
1⁄8“ 0.125 3.175
3⁄16“ 0.1875 4.7625
1⁄4“ 0.25 6.35
5⁄16“ 0.3125 7.9375

### What size is 1/8 of an inch?

Conversion table inches to mm

Dimensions — Inches to Metric
Decimal Inches Fractional Inches Metric
0.031” 1/32” 0.79 mm
0.062” 1/16” 1.57 mm
0.125” 1/8” 3.18 mm

What is 1/8 on a measuring stick?

The 1/8-inch mark is located between any two 1/4-inch marks. Most work tends to stop at this point, though in some cases you will need to measure down to the 1/16-inch mark. The 1/16-inch mark is the absolute shortest line on the tape measure.

## What are the markings on a ruler?

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“, 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”.

What are the lines on a ruler?

Most rulers in the United States have markings on two sides: One side of the ruler has lines for measuring inches and feet, while the other side has lines for measuring millimeters and centimeters. The lines on the centimeter ruler side will be closer together than those on the inches/feet side.

### What is 1 inch on a ruler?

The inch is the biggest unit on a ruler and is represented by the longest line. Each 1-inch line is labeled with a number indicating what inch it is on the ruler (as the image above shows).