1. Be sure to enter your data as decimal numbers. To convert fractions to decimals, divide the numerator by the denominator.
2. Change all measurements to feet.
 linear inch measures divided by 12 = feet
 measures like 12'4' would become 12 and 4/12 feet  change the fraction part to a decimal.
 area measures are different from linear measures. Do not use the same procedures.

Enter values as decimal numbers
Enter the SCALE inches = 1 Foot
Enter the dimension in FEET
new scale dimension =
inches
Decimal inches to sixteenths...
