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Relate number lines to fraction bars


What fraction is located at Point A on the number line?
A number line that has, moving left to right, a starting tick mark at 0, six unlabeled tick marks, a tick mark labeled Point A, a tick mark at 1, and four unlabeled tick marks. Eight equal rectangles are above the number line between the tick mark at 0 and the tick mark at 1. Each rectangle represents one interval on the number line. Seven rectangles from the left are shaded and the eighth rectangle is not shaded.
  • Your answer should be
  • a simplified proper fraction, like 3/5
  • a simplified improper fraction, like 7/4