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## What is the smallest fraction in inches?

If a ruler has no legend the smallest fraction of an inch will have to be calculated. Simply count the number of spaces between graduations or marks contained within a single inch. If there are 16 the smallest fraction would be 1/16″, if there are 8 the smallest fraction would be 1/8″, etc..

## What is smallest fraction of inch on tape measure?

There is 1⁄4” between each quarter-inch marking and the half-inch marking. The second smallest ticks are eighth-inch markings, and there is 1⁄8” between the eighth-inch markings and the quarter-inch markings and one-inch markings. The smallest ticks on a tape measure are sixteenth-inch markings.

**What are the fractions of an inch?**

Typical inch fractions will look something like 1/64, 1/32, 1/16, 1/8, 1/4, or 1/2.

### What is the smallest fraction?

The smallest fraction is 1/2, then 2/3, then 4/5.

### What is the fraction rule?

To add or subtract fractions they must have the same denominator (the bottom value). Addition and Subtraction with the same denominators. If the denominators are already the same then it is just a matter of either adding or subtracting the numerators (the top value). Addition.

**How many graduations are in one inch?**

Any combination of the four different sized graduations will give a reading up to the 1-inch length. Figure 7 is a decimal equivalent chart that shows all the various fractions possible in one inch. As can be seen on the chart, 3/8″ is only given as 3/8″. It is not 24/64″, 6/16″, or 12/32″.

#### What is .375 as a fraction?

3/8

The fractional equivalent of 0.375 is 3/8. Whenever we are presented with a decimal that has to be converted to a fraction, we must first take note…

#### What is 16 as a fraction?

Since there are 2 digits in 16, the very last digit is the “100th” decimal place. So we can just say that . 16 is the same as 16/100.