I'm making a gift and before I buy the design I want to be sure how big the design is. I looked for a converter but they all break it down to cm. Some measurements I can round off, like 4.88 is close enough to 5''. But what would 8.35 be equivalent to? Anyone have a formula trick?
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Re: Math question for embroidery
Originally posted by SandyWhite View PostOK 35/100 = 2.8 /8. So yes, if your looking to see the closest division by 8th's ,it's a bit under 3/8 inch.ðŸŒº Lorie
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Hey there,,, i'm a REALLY math challenged type person so here goes something, i hope i'm right about...
I look at number like as if it is a "whole", which is being 100% right?...
Now i know that a "half" is 50%,,, a third is 33% and threequarters is 75%... that being said... if your number is 8.39,,, it's pretty close to 33 or a "third".. and if you can think of an "inch" being the whole 100%,,, then do a visual of 1/3rd of an inch.... THERE... are you thoroughly confused now!!! LOL
But honestly,,, this works for me... as a Math challenged person... i guess "fractions" and decimals made the most send to me in the school system... it's about as far as i got before giving up!!!!
ps... it's ok to laugh your butts off at me...i'm used to it...good thing i'm married to the retired "precision machinist"....hehehehheLast edited by GrammaBabs; May 30, 2013, 04:05 PM."Each day welllived and Happy;
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A tiny bit Babs. lol I don't really need it to the exact measurement just close. I'm putting the embroidery in a wooden hoop so I needed to know what size to buy. But I do want to figure this out for next timeLast edited by Hulamoon; May 30, 2013, 05:50 PM.ðŸŒº Lorie
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Re: Math question for embroidery
I usually just go online and find a conversion calculator. http://www.calculateme.com/Length/Ce...s/ToInches.htm
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Re: Math question for embroidery
Originally posted by Hulamoon View PostI'm going to respond back to you because there were to many numbers in the other responses lol. I got how you got to 2.8 but when I did it on the calculator it comes back to 35. How did you get 3/8 th's? I'm really good at baking measurements (most of the time, lol) I got c's and d's in math my whole life, so the last part is stumping me.
Algebra. Studied it way back and it comes in handy. 35/100 is equal to x/8. To figure out x, 35 times 8= 280 then 280/100= 2.8. ..so 35/100 is equal to 2.8/8Last edited by SandyWhite; May 30, 2013, 07:19 PM.
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Re: Math question for embroidery
Originally posted by SandyWhite View PostAlgebra. Studied it way back and it comes in handy. 35/100 is equal to x/8. To figure out x, 35 times 8= 280 then 280/100= 2.8. ..so 35/100 is equal to 2.8/8ðŸŒº Lorie
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Originally posted by Hulamoon View PostI'll ask a different way. lol The design is 8.35'' x 5.89'' . I'm trying to find out what .35 would be , as in 1/8'' 1/4'' Like that. Does that make more sense?
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Originally posted by Hulamoon View PostI understand that part, just don't know how you got to 3/8. That's the part confusing me. I never got past new math. Bouncing around schools. Never took algebra or geometry. Sad huh?
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Re: Math question for embroidery
Originally posted by SandyWhite View PostSo you know, math is not everyones thing. Well I didn't get 3/8 actually (same as 3 divided by 8) , I got 2.8/8 (same as 2.8 divided by 8). But 2.8 is just a bit under 3. Um..see what I mean?
And thanks Eliza (made perfect sense) and everyone that tossed in suggestions
I can't wait to get my embroidery machine out again . You will see it or get it at the end of the year.
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