How to Read a Tape Measure for the Beginner?

Ok ready for measure 101 first lets understand the units of measure.THe bsic unit is 1 foot a ft is broken into 12 inches.ONe inch is further divided into 16ths.Understanding the lines on the measure is the key element of reading the tape learn those and it’s a piece of cake.The longest line is the the inch line,the second longest is the 1/2 in line,the third longest is the 1/4 in line,rhe fouth longest is the 1/8 in line,and the shortestline is the 1/16 in line.theres the basics ,enjoy