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Q: How does a number line represent equivalent fractions and decimals?

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Equivalent Fractions

equivalent fractions

They are equivalent fractions

Whole numbers are positive numbers and there are no fractions or decimals.

fractions are represented in form of decimals

Equivalent to what? No fraction is "equivalent" by itself; you can say that two or more fractions are equivalent, if they represent the same number.

Accountants typically convert fractions to decimals. They do this by dividing the fractions and getting a decimal number. Decimals are easier to work with in accounting.

They can show the same number, just in different ways. You can convert fractions into decimals or decimals into fractions.

A whole number.

In theory, infinite, non-recurring decimals can represent irrational number whereas fractions cannot do that. However, any non-recurring decimal number can be expressed for only a finite number of digits and so this theoretical difference cannot be attained in reality.

An integer has to be a whole number or its opposite. For example, fractions and decimals cannot be integers. I'm smart (:

Divide the top number by the bottom number.

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