|Fractions on the number line|
|Exercise Name:||Fractions on the number line|
|Math Missions:||3rd grade (U.S.) Math Mission, 4th grade (U.S.) Math Mission, Arithmetic essentials Math Mission, Pre-algebra Math Mission, Mathematics I Math Mission|
|Types of Problems:||1|
The Fractions on the number line exercise appears under the 3rd grade (U.S.) Math Mission, 4th grade (U.S.) Math Mission, Arithmetic essentials Math Mission, Pre-algebra Math Mission and Mathematics I Math Mission. This exercise has users explore the placement of fractions on a number line. This level only contains examples between 0 and 1.
Types of Problems
There is one type of problem in this exercise:
- Locate fraction on number line: This problem gives the user a fraction and asks them to move a dot along a number line to the correct position where the fraction is located.
- The answer will lie on one of the tick marks, so use them as guidance.
- The given fraction is not always reduced, but the ticks marks correspond to the denominator of the given fraction.
- Research indicates that it is easier to move with a mouse than with a touchpad because of the clicking and dragging needed. A mouse can increase users' speed a little.
- Fractions appear in everyday life and people use them without even realizing at times.
- Fractions, decimals, and percents are used in many sports such as basketball to determine how many field goals the player has made over how many they attempted.
- Fractions are used in real life in lots of different ways, but are commonly used in cooking, construction and science.