Represent a non-unit fraction 𝑎/𝑏 on a number line by marking off 𝑎 lengths of 1/𝑏 (unit fractions) from 0. Recognize that the resulting interval has size 𝑎/𝑏 and that its endpoint locates the non-unit fraction 𝑎/𝑏 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.