Algebra 1 : How to plot fractions on a number line

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for Algebra 1

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Number Lines And Absolute Value

Plot the fraction  on the number line.

Possible Answers:

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Correct answer:

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Explanation:

The fraction  is less than  and greater than , so it must fall between those points on the number line. Negative numbers are to the left of  while positive numbers are to the right.

Because  is less than , the point must be closer to  than .

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