# What does 12pt mean in Word?

## What does 12pt mean in Word?

Word uses point sizes to specify the height of all the fonts it uses. Thus, when you use a 12-point type, you are using one that occupies a character box approximately 12/72 (or 1/6) of an inch high from the top of the highest riser, to the bottom of the lowest descender.

## What is 10 point type size?

So if you enter a 10 pt font size in Microsoft Word or Adobe InDesign, you define that your font will have a size of 3.53 mm. In theory at least.

**What is the median of 4 and 7?**

5.5

So, if the dataset has the values, 1, 4, 7, 9, the two center values are 4 and 7. The mean of these middle values is (4 + 7) / 2 = 5.5 , so the median is 5.5.

### How many inches is 12pt font?

Points to Inches Conversions

Points | Inches |
---|---|

10 points | 0.13889 inches |

11 points | 0.15278 inches |

12 points | 0.16667 inches |

13 points | 0.18056 inches |

### How many pixels is 12pt font?

16px

Font size specifications may come in points or pixels where: 1 pixel (px) is usually assumed to be 1/96th of an inch. 1 point (pt) is assumed to be 1/72nd of an inch. Therefore 16px = 12pt.

**What font size is too small reading?**

Anything smaller than 5 pt will be extremely difficult to read, unless it’s all capitalized. Even then, 4 pt font is about the smallest you can go. Keep in mind that some typefaces have thinner or lighter font weights, so just because one font is legible in 5 pt doesn’t necessarily mean another one will be.

## Is 10 point font too small?

When I used to work in print we used the rule that 8pt was the smallest you should go when it comes to copy for print. So 10pt should be fine. It is small, but definitely not illegible.

## How do you calculate median?

To find the median, calculate the mean by adding together the middle values and dividing them by two.

**How do you work out the median?**

To find the median, put all numbers into ascending order and work into the middle by crossing off numbers at each end. If there are a lot of items of data, add 1 to the number of items of data and then divide by 2 to find which item of data will be the median.

### How many inches is 6pt font?

Points to Inches Conversions

Points | Inches |
---|---|

3 points | 0.04167 inches |

4 points | 0.05556 inches |

5 points | 0.06944 inches |

6 points | 0.08333 inches |