What Is a Number Line?


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What are the ends of a number line?

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1. What types of numbers does the number line represent?

2. What number does the point on this line represent?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Your ability to understand and use number lines will be tested with this quiz/worksheet combo. To pass the quiz, you will need to know the parts of a number line, how to identify points on the number line and how to use this visual tool to solve math problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test your ability to:

  • Describe the ends of a number line
  • Identify the types of number on a number line
  • Find points on a number line
  • Use the number line to solve equations

Skills Practiced

This assessment will test the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about real numbers in a different light
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve number line practice problems
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics, such as adding and subtracting on a number line
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about using a number line

Additional Learning

Improve your adding and subtracting skills by reviewing this lesson on What is a Number Line? This lesson covers:

  • Learning about types of numbers
  • Defining a number line
  • Identifying points on a number line
  • Adding and subtracting on a number line
  • Describing and working with negative numbers