Task# Closest to 1/2

Illustrative MathematicsVaries

How students tackle the problem and the amount of work they show on the number line can provide insight into the sophistication of their thinking. The following lists related tasks in order of sophistication: Locating Fractions Less than One on the Number Line, Locating Fractions Greater than One on the Number Line, Closest to 1/2, Find 1, Find 2/3, Which is Closer to 1?