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It is a standard construction measurement. Most homes have studs at 16 inch intervals.

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How long is 1516th of an inch?

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What is the mark at every 16 inch in measuring tape?

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Why 16 inch mark provided on measuring tape?

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Lengths - in units that are marked on the tape measure.

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mujhe nhi pta..inch tape waalon ne chutiya kaat rakha hai.......maul lo roj lo....jai gyan devta....jai badhra kali...

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