## What is the most popular type of measuring tools usually 6 or 12 inches in length?

**Rulers** also differ in length; the most common type is the 6 to 12-inch ruler, which is commonly known as steel rule. It is a straight, flat, metal ruler that can either be rigid or flexible. It makes more precise and accurate measurements given the close distance of the markings to the target item being measured.

## How do you draw a 45 degree angle with a tape measure?

**Draw a line from the corner of the original right angle to the center point on the diagonal line between the legs of the angle**. This bisects the right angle, creating two 45-degree angles.

## Is the most common measuring tool in school it ranges to 6 inches to 12 inches?

**Ruler** is the most popular type of measuring tools. It is usually 6 to 12 Inches in length.

## How do you write dimensions?

**Here are some popular examples:**

- Boxes: Length x Width x Height (See below)
- Bags: Width x Length (The width is always the dimension of the bag opening.)
- Labels: Length x Width.

## What are ordinate dimensions?

Ordinate dimensions are **a set of dimensions measured from a zero ordinate in a drawing or sketch**. In drawings, they are reference dimensions and you cannot change their values or use the values to drive the model. Ordinate dimensions are measured from the axis you select first.

## How do you read dimensions?

For example, a dimension of a rectangular room on a blueprint, 14′ 11″ X 13′ 10″ equates to a room size of 14 feet, 11-inches wide by 13 feet, 10-inches long. Dimensions are expressed as width by length by height or depth in three-dimensional space.