Convert 16 mm to fractional inches

16 mm = 5/8 in

Result: 16 millimeters is about 5/8 of an inch.


What is 16 mm in inches fraction?

The answer is 5/8 inch. The result is sometimes only an approximation of the real value because of rounding. But it's accurate enough for typical everyday measurements.

How to Convert 16 mm to fractional inches?

To convert 16 millimeters to an inch fraction, you need to first convert 16 millimeters to inches. Since 1 inch is equal to 25.4 millimeters, divide 16 by 25.4 to get decimal inches:

16 mm ÷ 25.4 = 0.6299 in

Then, let's convert the decimal value of 0.6299 inches to a fraction.

To convert 0.6299 inches to a fraction, use a ruler or a decimal to fraction conversion table to find the nearest fraction with a reasonable denominator (fractional inches usually have denominators that are powers of 2, such as 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64).

In this example, use a ruler to find the closest fraction.

Using a ruler, you can see that 0.6299 inches is very close to 5/8 inch.

Therefore, 16 millimeters is approximately equal to 5/8 inch.

See also

  1. 17 mm to inches fraction
  2. Convert 16 mm to inches
  3. 5/8 inch to mm

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