Place various fractions on a number line where the given interval is not a whole.
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This lesson provides many opportunities for students make sense of problems and persevere in solving them (MP.1). Each task pushes students to make sense of the meaning of fractions and their numerators and denominators and use that understanding to relate them to the whole as well as other fractions of the same whole.
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Some portion of a candy bar was eaten. There is now $$\frac{3}{4}$$ of the candy bar left. What did the whole candy bar look like if $$\frac{3}{4}$$ looks like this?
Locate 1 on the number line. Label the point. Be as exact as possible.
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Locate $$\frac{5}{6}$$ on the number line. Label the point. Be as exact as possible.
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The number line below shows two numbers, 0 and $$\frac{6}{5}$$.
Where is 1 on this number line?
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Modified by The Match Foundation, Inc.The number line below shows two numbers, 0 and $$\frac{1}{3}.$$
Where is $$\frac{3}{4}$$ on this number line?
Identify a Fraction on a Number Line by is made available on Open Middle under the CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license. Accessed March 19, 2019, 11 a.m..
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