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Asked by Alberto McMahon

Sarah Taylor

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The mid-sized ticks between the inch ticks and half-inch ticks are the quarter-inch ticks. The **distance between a quarter-inch tick and an inch tick or a half-inch tick** is ^{1}?_{4}". The smaller ticks are the eighth-inch ticks and may be the smallest or second smallest markings on the ruler.

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Which side of the ruler is CM?

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