Compare and Order Common Unit Fractions on a Number Line (5)

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

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