Decimal Tenths on a Number Line

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Locate points on a number line.

Decimal Tenths on a Number Line

Determine decimal values up to tenths on a number line by counting markings starting at whole numbers.

Putting It All Together

Answer these open ended questions on your own or with others to form deeper math connections.

Open-ended question 1

Notice that to get from one whole number to the next, the point needs to move 10 steps on the number line. Each of the decimal values increases by one-tenth. How are the number of marks related to the decimal values?

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Open-ended question 2

If is closer to the right-hand side of the number line, how can you count its value?

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