What is a Benchmark Fraction on a Number Line?


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1. Which of the following is a very common benchmark fraction?

2. Which fraction is larger than the benchmark fraction 1/2?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Determine how much you know about benchmark fractions on a number line with this quiz/worksheet combo. The quiz will ask you to identify a common benchmark fraction and words that describe a benchmark fraction.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools test your ability to identify the following information:

  • A common benchmark fraction
  • Description of benchmark fractions
  • Common benchmark fractions
  • Definition of benchmark fractions
  • Fraction larger than 1/2

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the common benchmark fractions
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on benchmark fractions on a number line
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about a fraction that is larger than 1/2

Additional Learning

To study these types of fractions, review the lesson titled, What is a Benchmark Fraction on a Number Line? The following objectives are covered by this lesson:

  • Use benchmarks to estimate the length and width of real-life objects
  • Explore what benchmark fractions look like on a number line
  • Explain how benchmark fractions are used and examine practical examples of their use