Need to measure something at work or at home but don’t have a ruler? No worries, just print one. No 3D printer required, a paper ruler ruler should work just fine. Below your will find a set of printable ruler PDF file that you can print for free. Choose from either color ruler or the black and white ruler. Both rulers are in inches, and will print on an 8.5 x 11 letter-sized sheet of paper. To open a PDF, click one of the ruler pictures. This ruler is in inches, with 1/8 inch marks. If you would like a different ruler, please see the links at the bottom of the page.
Printable Ruler PDFs for Students and Teachers
About the United States Customary Units
Here’s some useful facts about the United States System of Measurement:
1. The US System of units is derived from English units, as system that has its roots in Roman and Anglo-Saxon units.
2. Only the United States, Liberia, and Burma use the United States Customary units.
3. The basic units of measurement in the USA are the inch, foot, yard and mile.
4. One inch = 2.54 centimeters (cm)
5. One centimeter = 0.393701 inch (in.)
6. One foot = 12 inches
7. One yard = 3 feet (36 inches)
8. One mile = 5,280 feet (1760 yards, 63360 inches)
9. The circumference of the Earth at the equator is about 24,901 miles.
10. While the American Customary units are used in the household, the metric system is widely used in the areas of science, military, and industry.
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