Have you ever really learned how to READ A TAPE MEASURE? I have broken it down for you and given you a visual so you don't have to "count the little lines" any more!
Its amazing that this isn't taught in schools and how few people know how to read a tape measure/ruler so here you go
This may be the greatest thing I've ever pinned. How to read a ruler.
So many students have a hard time reading a ruler, especially smaller than 1/2". Having a simple visual aid like this could really help. I'll post in my architecture lab for reference.