Sixteenths of an inch. There are sixteen of them between each mark
16/16 = one inch
Again notice that you count all of the longer marks. Each step of the way, you count the marks for that fraction and the longer marks, but not the shorter marks
Where is 3 15/16? [hint: 3 16/16 = 4", so 3 15/16 is 1/16 less than 4] |