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Where do fractions and decimals live on the number line? This pages shows you how to accurately locate fractions and decimals on a number line.
Fractions and decimals can be located on a number line. Once they have been accurately placed on the number line, then it is easy to know which one is larger than the other. Whichever one is further to the right on the number line is the larger number.
Locating decimals: visit this page for help on locating decimals
Locating fractions: visit this page for help on locating fractions
SelfCheck
Question 1 Place the following two numbers on a number line to determine which is greater.

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Question 2 Place the following two numbers on a number line to determine which is greater.

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Question 3 Place the following two numbers on a number line to determine which is greater.

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