# Compare and order common unit fractions and locate and represent them on a number line (ACMNA102)

**LO: To compare and order common unit fractions and locate them on a number line.**

**Know:**

- the structure of a fraction
- what a numerator in a fraction represents
- what a denominator in a fraction represents

**Understand:**

- that fractions have individual values.

**Do:**

- I can locate quarters, halves and thirds on a number line.

Numerator is the top number of a fraction, it represents how many pieces out of the whole.

Denominator is the bottom number of a fraction and it represents how many pieces the whole piece contains.

Number lines are sequential in order. 2 follows 1 and 8 follows 7.

Number lines go 1/3, 2/3, 3/3, 4/3, 5/3 or 1/4, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4