9/16 of an inch on a ruler is 0.5625 inches. To measure 9/16 of an inch on a ruler:

- Start at the 0 mark on the left side of the ruler.
- Count over 9 marks to the right.
- Place a finger directly on top of the 16th mark from the left side of the ruler.

The point where your finger meets the rulers represents 9/16 inches.

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## How to Read an Inch Ruler or Tape Measure

## FAQ: What is 9/16 of an inch on a ruler?

### Where is 9 16 inches on a ruler?

9/16 of an inch is located at the 3rd tick mark from the left on a standard ruler. This would be equal to 1.5 cm on a metric ruler.

### How wide is 9/16 of an inch?

9/16 of an inch is just under 1 1/2 inches on a ruler. 9/16 inch is slightly more than 1/2 from 5/8 to 3/4 on a ruler. In other words, it’s about as wide as the little finger on your hand.

To get an idea of how wide this is, try cutting out a 9/16 inch strip of paper and holding it up to something else you know the width of (like a credit card).

Credit cards are generally 2-3/8 inches wide, so if you hold up your 9/16 inch strip of paper next to a credit card, you can see that it’s just over 1/2 the width of the credit card.

### How do you read 9/16 on a tape measure?

9/16 of an inch is the equivalent of 0.5625 inches on a ruler. When reading a tape measure, if there are 16 units on one side of the slash mark, that means 9/16 of an inch equals the number of units on the other side.

So in this example, if you’re measuring something and there are 10 units on the left side of the slash mark, that means 5/8 inch or .625 inches is what you’re measuring.

### Is 9/16 The same as 14mm?

9/16 is the same as 14mm. With a ruler, it will be easy to see that there are 16 divisions in an inch, and each is 1/16 of an inch. Therefore, 9/16 equals 14mm.

### How do you read sixteenths on a ruler?

9/16th of an inch is the equivalent of 0.562 inches. To read 9/16th on a ruler, find the ninth mark on the ruler and then look to the right for the sixteenth mark. The two marks should line up perfectly. If they don’t, you may need to use a different unit of measurement (i.e., millimeters).

### What’s a 16th of an inch?

If you’re asking what a 16th of an inch is in terms of measure, it’s 1/16th of an inch. In other words, if you took a ruler and divided it into 16 equal parts, each part would be 1/16th of an inch.

But that’s not the only way to think about a 16th of an inch. You could also think about it as being twice as big as an 8th of an inch (since there are 2 8ths in a 16th) or four times as big as a 4th of an inch (since there are 4 4ths in a 16th).

As for what something that’s 1/16th of an inch

### What are the lines on a measuring tape?

The lines on a measuring tape are called graduations. They help you to measure precisely and accurately.

Each line represents a specific unit of measurement.

In the imperial system, the lines represent 1/16 inches.

In the metric system, the lines represent 2 millimeters.

The lines on a measuring tape help you measure quickly and easily without using a ruler or other measuring devices. Thank you for your question!

### What is 9 over 16 as a decimal?

The decimal for 9 over 16 is .5625.

### How many 16ths are in an inch?

One-sixteenth of an inch is the equivalent of 0.0625 inches.

### What is .62 on a tape measure?

.62 on a tape measure is the equivalent of 6 inches.