Count by Quarters Halves and Thirds (4)

Count by quarters halves and thirds, including with mixed numerals. Locate and represent these fractions on a number line (ACMNA078)

LO: To count by quarters, halves and thirds and locate them on a number line.

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


  • that fractions have individual values.
  • Even number – Even number = Answer is an always even number
  • Odd number – even number = Answer is always an odd number


  • 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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