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# What is the nearest 1/2 inch?

## What is the nearest 1/2 inch?

0.5 inch
Measuring length to the nearest half inch So its length to the nearest half inch is 0.5 inch only.

## What does it mean to round to the nearest half inch?

When rounding to the nearest half, round the fraction to whichever half the fraction is closest to on the number line. If a fraction is equally close to two different halves, round the fraction up.

How do you write half inch in numbers?

0.5 inch/0.5 inches/half an inch/a half of an inch.

### What does half inch mean?

noun. a half of an inch, equal to 1/24 of a foot (1.27 centimeters).

### What’s after half inch?

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”.

How to measure length to the nearest half inch?

Measure the length of the object to the nearest half inch. The reading is nearer to 2 1 2 mark than to 3 mark. So, the length of the object to nearest half inch is 2 1 2 inches. Measure the length of the object to the nearest quarter inch.

## Which is the nearest quarter of an inch?

Hence its length to nearest quarter of an inch is three quarters of an inch or 3 4 -inch. Measure the length of the object to the nearest half inch. The reading is nearer to 2 1 2 mark than to 3 mark. So, the length of the object to nearest half inch is 2 1 2 inches.

## Which is nearer 2 1 2 inches or 3 mark?

The reading is nearer to 2 1 2 mark than to 3 mark. So, the length of the object to nearest half inch is 2 1 2 inches. Measure the length of the object to the nearest quarter inch.

How to measure paper clip to nearest inch?

Two half inches go together to make an inch. Measure the length of the paper clip to the nearest inch. We see that this paper clip is closer to the one-inch mark than to the two-inch mark. So, the length of the paper clip to the nearest inch is one inch only.