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    Default 5/16 inch long

    1. The body, excluding legs, is 5/16 to 5/8 inch long. (What does '5/16' mean? Does it mean 5 divided by 16?)

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    Default Re: 5/16 inch long

    Quote Originally Posted by jack
    1. The body, excluding legs, is 5/16 to 5/8 inch long. (What does '5/16' mean? Does it mean 5 divided by 16?)

    No, it means that one inch has been divided into 16 equal parts and that the body is the same length as 5 of these equal parts placed end to end.


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