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Write decimals and fractions shown on number lines


Look at the number line below.
A number line that has moving left to right, a starting mark at 0, nine unlabeled tick marks, a tick mark labeled one-tenth, nine unlabeled tick marks, a tick mark labeled two-tenths, nine unlabeled tick marks, and an ending tick mark at three-tenths. There is a dot at the seventh tick mark to the right of one-tenth.
Identify the point on the number line and write it as both a fraction and a decimal.
  • Your answer should be
  • a proper fraction, like 1/2 or 6/10
  • an improper fraction, like 10/7 or 14/8
  • a mixed number, like 1 3/4
  • Your answer should be
  • an exact decimal, like 0.75