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You can calculate it but I find it much easier to just look at a reference chart.

For example, I just calculated an angled cut to make on my table saw using the Pythagorean theorem. One of the cuts needs to be 3.19 inches. My tape measure is accurate to a 32nd of an inch so I look up 0.19 in the column below.

I see that 6/32 matches, which equals 3/16. So I need to cut a piece 3 & 3/16 inches long.

My next cut wasn't so lucky. I needed 2.08 inches and the closest I can get using my tape measure is 3/32. It's a tad long but it'll work for what I'm doing.

If you need more precise measurements then you should use something more accurate than a tape measure.

Sorry for the ugly formatting. This website won't let you paste a chart.

1/32..... = 0.03

2/32..... = 0.06

3/32..... = 0.09

4/32..... = 0.13

5/32..... = 0.16

6/32..... = 0.19

7/32..... = 0.22

8/32..... = 0.25

9/32..... = 0.28

10/32..... = 0.31

11/32..... = 0.34

12/32..... = 0.38

13/32..... = 0.41

14/32..... = 0.44

15/32..... = 0.47

16/32..... = 0.50

17/32..... = 0.53

18/32..... = 0.56

19/32..... = 0.59

20/32..... = 0.63

21/32..... = 0.66

22/32..... = 0.69

23/32..... = 0.72

24/32..... = 0.75

25/32..... = 0.78

26/32..... = 0.81

27/32..... = 0.84

28/32..... = 0.88

29/32..... = 0.91

30/32..... = 0.94

31/32..... = 0.97

32/32..... = 1.00

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Well I just checked and i made it up to 180 which is all -most the entire way but my living room just isn't big enough lol. If i find out i will be sure to let you know though.

we know ,the relation between inches and feet .

1 feet =12 inches .so ,ratio becomes 1 :12 of inches to feet on a mearsuring tape.

One inch equals 2.54 cm

875 inches = 72feet 11inches

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