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Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
Fractions on Number Lines
Grade:
3rd Grade
Standard:
3.3.B
Description:
determine the corresponding fraction greater than zero and less than or equal to one with denominators of 2, 3, 4, 6, and 8 given a specified point on a number line;
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3rd Grade Math - Fractions on Number Lines Lesson
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A
fraction
is part of a whole.
$\frac{1}{3}$
The top number is the
numerator
.
It represents the number of parts that are selected.
The bottom number is the
denominator
.
It represents the number of parts the whole is divided into.
A
number line
can be used to represent a fraction.
A number line has equally-spaced tick marks between whole numbers.
The number line below represents
$\frac{1}{3}$
. Each whole is divided into three equal parts, and one part is selected.