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## Is a ruler 1 foot long?

A ruler is equal to 12 inches or 1 foot. A yard is equal to 3 feet. A yardstick equals 3 rulers.

**How do you measure 1 foot?**

Your Feet: Your feet are a great way to measure room dimensions. For the most accurate measurements, determine the length of your foot from the heel to your longest toe. You could also look up your shoe size in a sizing chart to estimate the length of your foot.

**What things are one foot long?**

Things around your house that measure 1 foot or 12 inches. The length (longest side) of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is approximately 6 inches. Therefore, the length of two Samsung Galaxy Note 4s is approximately 12 inches. The length of an adult’s forearm from the elbow to the wrist is approximately 12 inches.

### What is about 1 foot long?

Since the International Yard and Pound Agreement of 1959, one foot is defined as 0.3048 meters exactly. In both customary and imperial units, one foot comprises 12 inches and one yard comprises three feet….Foot (unit)

foot | |
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Unit system | Imperial/US units |

Unit of | Length |

Symbol | ft or ′ |

Conversions |

**What is 1 ft long?**

12 inches

Since the International Yard and Pound Agreement of 1959, one foot is defined as 0.3048 meters exactly. In both customary and imperial units, one foot comprises 12 inches and one yard comprises three feet….Foot (unit)

foot | |
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1 ft in … | … is equal to … |

Imperial/US units | 13 yd 12 in |

Metric (SI) units | 0.3048 m 30.48 cm 304.8 mm |

**What is something that is 1 foot?**

#### What each line on a ruler means?

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”.

**What are the little lines on a ruler between inches?**

Each inch is divided into 16 lines, meaning that the space between each line is 1/16 inch long—this is the smallest length you can measure with a ruler. (Note that some rulers only go down to 1/8 inch lines, whereas others go down to 1/32 inch lines.)

**What size is a foot long?**

Men’s Shoes Length and Width Charts

Length (inches) | Length (centimeters) | US Size |
---|---|---|

9 1/4″ | 23.5 cm | 6 |

9 1/2″ | 24.1 cm | 6.5 |

9 5/8″ | 24.4 cm | 7 |

9 3/4″ | 24.8 cm | 7.5 |

## How long is a foot exactly?

12 in

Foot (unit)

foot | |
---|---|

1 ft in … | … is equal to … |

Imperial/US units | 13 yd 12 in |

Metric (SI) units | 0.3048 m 30.48 cm 304.8 mm |

**What is one foot long?**

1 foot is a unit of length in the customary system of measurement that is equal to 12 inches. You may want to think of 1 foot as the average length of a human foot because this is how it was originally defined. However, unless you really have big feet, it is not likely that your foot will have a length of 12 inches.

**How long is a foot example?**

Foot (unit)

foot | |
---|---|

1 ft in … | … is equal to … |

Imperial/US units | 13 yd 12 in |

Metric (SI) units | 0.3048 m 30.48 cm 304.8 mm |

### What are the tiny lines on a ruler?

Each of these tiny lines represents a fraction of an inch. There are five different lengths of lines in total. Each inch is divided into 16 lines, meaning that the space between each line is 1/16 inch long—this is the smallest length you can measure with a ruler.