Find 2/3

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This short problem with representing fractions on a number line is more than meets the eye. Labeled only with the numbers zero and 1/4, a number line is used to locate the fraction 2/3. A solution can be found in multiple ways, but young mathematicians must understand the comparative size of the unit fractions 1/4 and 1/3 and how they relate to one whole. A great worksheet for strengthening your class's grasp of fractions. Use this as an opportunity for students to share their learning with others in a follow-up discussion.

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CCSS: Designed
Pros

  • Clearly addresses the ability of students to represent fractions on a number line
  • Allows for multiple solutions to the same problem
Cons

  • Short, only includes a single problem
Common Core