Fractions on the Number Line

Any fractional number can be represented on a number line which is known as fractions on the number line. Here we will learn how to represent fraction on a number line. We will also learn how to add or subtract with the help of a fraction number line.

Follow the examples step-by-step how to add or subtract using a fraction number line.

1. Calculate the sum of 3/10 + 4/10 on the fraction number line.

Fraction Number Line

3/10 + 4/10
= (3 + 4)/10
= 7/10


2. Calculate 3/5 + 2/5 on the fraction number line.

a fraction number line

3/5 + 2/5
= (3 + 2)/5
= 5/5
= 1/1
= 1.


3. Find the different on the fraction number line
7/8 - 3/8

on the fraction number line


7/8 - 3/8
= 4/8 ÷ 4/4
= 1/2


4. Find the difference of 9/10 and 7/10

the fraction number line



9/10 - 7/10
= 2/10 or 2/10 ÷ 2/2
= 1/5

Related Concept

Fraction of a Whole Numbers

Representation of a Fraction

Equivalent Fractions

Properties of Equivalent Fractions

Like and Unlike Fractions

Comparison of Like Fractions

Comparison of Fractions having the same Numerator

Types of Fractions

Changing Fractions

Conversion of Fractions into Fractions having Same Denominator

Conversion of a Fraction into its Smallest and Simplest Form

Addition of Fractions having the Same Denominator

Subtraction of Fractions having the Same Denominator

Addition and Subtraction of Fractions on the Fraction Number Line


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