a unit fraction, 1/𝑏 is located 1/𝑏 of a whole unit from 0 on the number line.
Numbers and Operations–Fractions
- Develop understanding of fractions as numbers. Note: grade 3 expectations in this domain are limited to fractions with denominators 2, 3, 4, 6 and 8.
Understand a fraction as a number on the number line; represent fractions on a number line.
Represent a fraction 1/𝑏 (unit fraction) on a number line by defining the interval from 0 to 1 as the whole and partitioning it into 𝑏 equal parts.