# number line

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## number line

[′nəm·bər ‚līn]
(mathematics)
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By Year 4, students are using number lines to locate and represent "quarters, halves and thirds, including with mixed numerals" (ACMNA078).
The article asserts that many humans have a left-to-right mental number line.
What then is abstracted when a child plays on a digital number line on which action is only a metaphorical representation of real action?
YPO are looking for Providers to be appointed onto a Framework Agreement for the supply of number lines and mathematic boards, for use mainly in the education market.
Tape measures, rulers, graphs, the gas gauge in your car, and the icon on a digital device showing battery power; the number line is everywhere.
The derivative, as developed by Bhaskara, Leibniz, and Newton, contains information at every point of the number line.
It is usual in mathematics classrooms to represent number lines horizontally, but at least three of the four contexts discussed above (i.
After Raphael masters computation concretely, he then can use semi-concrete and abstract resources with number lines, charts, computers, calculators, and other activities such as card and board games that you, he, and other similar students can create.
The school's maths co-ordinator, Terry Bedding, 55, said: "We are very keen to get the digit cards, number lines, counting sticks, number boards and charts, and we are hoping to get some overhead projectors.
Over the next four years in S_o Paulo state alone - the most industrialised in Brazil - Telef[cent]nica plans to raise the number lines from 5.
Designed for students in the third through sixth grades, ``Mighty Math'' works through problems from simple addition and subtraction to long division, decimals, number lines and geometry.
Earlier tests looked for a version of mental number lines in animals by showing lines of objects to rhesus macaques, chickens and seed-caching birds called Clark's nutcrackers.

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