# Lesson 7 Non-unit Fractions on the Number Line

Let’s locate non-unit fractions on the number line.

## Warm-up Choral Count: One-fourths

Count by

What patterns do you see?

## Activity 1 Number Line Scoot

Now you will play a game where you move, by fractions, along different number lines. To start, each player places a small cube on zero on each number line. The goal of the game is to get as many small cubes as you can to the 4 on any of the number lines.

## Activity 2 Fractions on the Number Line

Locate and label

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and . Locate and label

and . Locate and label

and . How did you partition the number line when you were locating the numbers

and ? Explain your reasoning. What patterns did you notice in the fractions you located?

## Activity 3 What’s the Fraction?

Partition the number line into any number of equal-size parts. Locate and mark, but don’t label, a fraction of your choice.

Trade number lines with a partner.

How did your partner partition their number line?

What number did your partner mark on their number line? Explain your reasoning.

If you have time… Play the game again.

## Practice Problem

## Problem 1

Locate and label

on the number line. Locate and label

on the number line. Diego marks and labels fourths on the number line like this:

Do you agree with Diego? Explain your reasoning.