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**Measurement**HOW TO READ AN INCH RULER OR It’s been a long time since 4th grade**What you need to know**This is 1/16 inch ruler.We know this because it has 16 white spaces in one inch.**What you need to know**This is 1/16 inch ruler.We know this because it has 16 white spaces in one inch. This slide shows one inch.**Answer: 1/2**This is 1/16 inch ruler.We know this because it has 16 white spaces in one inch. This slide shows one inch. The size of the line it is pointing to gives you a hint as to what the measurement is. The longer the line the bigger the measurement. 1/2**Answer: 1/2**This is 1/16” ruler—we know this because it has 16 white spaces in it it shows one inch The size of the line it is pointing to gives you a hint as to what the measurement is The longest line on a ruler shows the inch mark, next longest shows the ½ inch mark, next longest shows the ¼. etc Fractions must always be reduced i.e. 1/8 not 2/16 1/8**Measurement**HOW TO READ A pica gauge OR WOW! look at me acting like a graphic designer**Points converted to picas**• Measurements: • 12 points =1 pica • 6 picas =1 inch • 72 points =1 inch • ½ pica= 6 points • A standard US letter size page is 8.5 by 11 inchesor 51 by 66 picas. p12 1p**Picas converted to inches**• Measurements: • 12 points =1 pica • 6 picas =1 inch • 72 points =1 inch • ½ pica= 6 points • A standard US letter size page is 8.5 by 11 inchesor 51 by 66 picas. 6p 1 inch**Points converted to inches**• Measurements: • 12 points =1 pica • 6 picas =1 inch • 72 points =1 inch • ½ pica= 6 points • A standard US letter size page is 8.5 by 11 inchesor 51 by 66 picas. 12 24 36 48 60 72 points 72 points or I inch**points | picas**• Measurements: • 12 points =1 pica • 6 picas =1 inch • 72 points =1 inch • ½ pica= 6 points • A standard US letter size page is 8.5 by 11 inchesor 51 by 66 picas. 6 12 18 24 points ½ pica or 6 points