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Unit fractions on the number line
Description
Exercise Name: Unit fractions on the number line
Math Missions: 3rd grade (U.S.) Math Mission, Arithmetic essentials Math Mission, Pre-algebra Math Mission, Mathematics I Math Mission
Types of Problems: 1

The Unit fractions on the number line exercise appears under the 3rd grade (U.S.) Math Mission, Arithmetic essentials Math Mission, Pre-algebra Math Mission and Mathematics I Math Mission. This exercise helps users to visualize fractions on the number line using tick marks and comparison to one.

## Types of Problems

There is one type of problem in this exercise:

1. Select the correct point: This problem has a number line drawn and asks the user to identify which of four labeled points is a specific given fraction.

## Strategies

This exercise is easy to get accuracy badges and speed badges because the fractions are close to one and 1 can be used as a benchmark for comparison.

1. The correct answer always lies on a tick mark, so if the picture has a point that is not on a tick mark, that is not the correct answer.

## Real-life Applications

1. Fractions appear in every-day media to display information to consumers.
2. Fractions are used in real life in many different ways, but they are most commonly used in the cooking, construction and science industries.