Lesson 8 Fractions and Whole Numbers
Let’s work with fractions and whole numbers on the number line.
Warm-up Number Talk: Divide by 4
Find the value of each expression mentally.
Activity 1 Fractions Located at Whole Numbers
Locate and label your assigned fractions on the number line. Be prepared to explain your reasoning.
List all the fractions that were located at a whole number in all three number lines that your group labeled.
What patterns do you see in all three labeled number lines?
Activity 2 Locate 1 on the Number Line
Locate and label 1 on each number line. Be prepared to explain your reasoning.
How could you locate 2 on the number lines in the previous problem?
Label the tick marks on the number line.
Which numbers on the number line are whole numbers? Explain how you know.