Placing & Finding Decimals on a Number Line


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To find decimal numbers on a number line, you have to divide the space between the whole numbers into _____.

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1. The decimal quantity shown by the x in the diagram below should be _____.

2. Which of the letters below correctly shows the position of the decimal number 1.9?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Discover what you know about decimals and how to place them on a number line. You'll review the process of finding decimal value by counting places on the number line and ensure that you can find the position of a given number.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet focuses on reviewing:

  • How to find the decimals on a line of whole numbers
  • How to read decimals on a number line
  • The placement of negative decimals

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - revisit what you know about decimals to answer questions about how to place them on a number line
  • Information recall - see if you can remember how to place a negative decimal
  • Making connections - use the concept of decimals to locate the correct number on the number line

Additional Learning

If you find you need a deeper review, see the provided lesson, Placing & Finding Decimals on a Number Line. The lesson offers an overview of:

  • What a number line is
  • What decimals are
  • Steps to place decimals when only whole numbers are noted
  • Examples of decimal placement