Visualizations of small measurements

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When asked, for example, "What does .061 inches look like?", give a picture of that distance on a ruler (life-size) for all small measurements.
• posted 3 years and 5 months ago Needs More Definition

Hmm, that might be hard since screen resolutions affect relative sizing....
posted by jkanarek Staff3 years and 5 months ago Link
Maybe something to scale, that's universal, like currency. How many shampoo bottles suggest using a dime-sized amount? Although, the measurement in weigh will not be the same, depending on the consistency of liquid. Just wanted to give a suggestion of to-scale comparisons in hopes it might spark someone else to further that line of thinking.
posted by angiehilem 3 years and 5 months ago Link