# Math in Focus Grade 7 Chapter 1 Lesson 1.1 Answer Key Representing Rational Numbers on the Number Line

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## Math in Focus Grade 7 Course 2 A Chapter 1 Lesson 1.1 Answer Key Representing Rational Numbers on the Number Line

### Math in Focus Grade 7 Chapter 1 Lesson 1.1 Guided Practice Answer Key

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Question 1.
Find the absolute values of 3$$\frac{2}{7}$$ and –$$\frac{18}{5}$$
3(2/7) = (21+2)/7 = 23/7
The simplified form of 3(2/7) is 23/7
The absolute value of |3(2/7)| is 3(2/7)
The absolute value of |-(18/5)| is 18/5

Question 2.
Graph the two numbers on a number line and indicate their distances from 0. Which number is farther from 0?

The number -18/5 is farther from 0.
Explanation:
In the above image we can observe a number line. On the number line the two numbers 3(2/7) and -18/5 are indicated. The two numbers distance from 0 are graphed. The number -18/5 is farther from 0.

Write each number in $$\frac{m}{n}$$ form where m and n are integers.

Question 3.
11$$\frac{1}{6}$$
11(1/6)
= (66 + 1)/6
= 67/6
The number 11(1/6) in m/n form is 67/6.
Here m = 67 and n= 6

Question 4.
48
48 = 48/1
The number 48 in m/n form is 48/1.
Here m = 48 and n = 1

Question 5.
-5$$\frac{4}{12}$$
-5(4/12)
= – (60 + 4)/12
= -64/12
= -16/3
The number -5(4/12) in m/n form is -16/3.
Here m = -16 and n = 3

Question 6.
–$$\frac{25}{10}$$
-25/10 = -5/2
The given number -25/10 is already in m/n form.

Write each decimal as $$\frac{m}{n}$$ where m and n are integers with n ≠ 0.

Question 7.
11.5
11.5 = 23/2
The given decimal number 11.5 is represented in m/n form. The m/n form of 11.5 is 23/2.

Question 8.
-7.8
-7.8 = -78/10
The given decimal number -7.8 is represented in m/n form. The m/n form of -7.8 is -78/10.

Question 9.
0.36
0.36 = 36/100
The given decimal number 0.36 is represented in m/n form. The m/n form of 0.36 is 36/100.

Question 10.
-0.125
-0.125 = – 125/1000
The given decimal number -0.125 is represented in m/n form. The m/n form of -0.125 is 125/1000.

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Question 11.
Locate the rational numbers -1.5 and $$\frac{15}{4}$$ on the number line.
STEP 1
Find the integers that the rational number lies between.
$$\frac{15}{4}$$ can be written as a mixed number, 3$$\frac{3}{4}$$, and 3$$\frac{3}{4}$$ lies between 3 and 4. The negative decimal -1.5 lies between —2 and —1.
STEP 2
Graph a number line and label the integers.

The integers are labeled on a number line.
STEP 3
Divide the distance between the integers into equal segments.
You divide the distance between —2 and —1 into segments and the distance between 3 and 4 into segments.

Divide the distance between —2 and —1 into segments and the distance between 3 and 4 into 3 segments.
STEP4
Use the segments to locate -1.5 and 3$$\frac{3}{4}$$.

Located the rational numbers -1.5 and 15/4 on the number line.

Locate the following rational numbers on the number line.

Question 12.
$$\frac{1}{6}$$ and $$\frac{15}{3}$$
1/6 and 15/3

Explanation:
First we have to find the integers that where the rational number lies between on the number line.
The fraction 1/6 lies between 0 and 1. The simplified form of 15/3 is 5. The fraction 15/3 lies on number 5.
Next we have to label the integers and locate the rational numbers on a number line.
In the above image we can observe the rational numbers 1/6 and 15/3 are located on the number line.

Question 13.
-0.4 and $$\frac{11}{5}$$
-0.4 and 11/5

Explanation:
First we have to find the integers that where the rational number lies between on the number line.
The negative decimal -0.4 lies between —1 and 0.The fraction 11/5 lies between 2 and 3.
Next we have to label the integers and locate the rational numbers on a number line.
Divide the distance between —1 and 0 into 4 segments and the distance between 2 and 3 into 4 segments.
In the above image we can observe the rational numbers -0.4 and 11/5 are located on the number line.

Question 14.
$$\frac{12}{15}$$ and -1.8
12/15 and -1.8

Explanation:
First we have to find the integers that where the rational number lies between on the number line.
The negative decimal -1.8 lies between —2 and -1.The fraction 12/15 lies between 0 and 1.
Next we have to label the integers and locate the rational numbers on a number line.
Divide the distance between —2 and -1 into 4 segments and the distance between 0 and 1 into 4 segments.
In the above image we can observe the rational numbers -1.8 and 12/15 are located on the number line.

Question 15.
$$-\frac{5}{15}$$ and $$-\frac{25}{30}$$
-5/15 and 25/30

Explanation:
First we have to find the integers that where the rational number lies between on the number line.
The negative fractions -25/30 and -5/15 lies between —1 and 0.
Next we have to label the integers and locate the rational numbers on a number line.
In the above image we can observe the rational numbers -25/30 and -5/15 are located on the number line.

### Math in Focus Course 2A Practice 1.1 Answer Key

Find the absolute value of each fraction. Use a number line to show how far the fraction is from 0. Write fractions in simplest form.

Question 1.
$$\frac{7}{10}$$
7/10

The absolute value of above fraction is 7/10.
Explanation:
First we have to find where the fraction lies between on the number line.
The fraction 7/10 lies between 0 and 1.
Next we have to label the fraction on a number line.
In the above image we can observe the fraction is 7/10 units far from the 0 on the number line.

Question 2.
$$\frac{18}{8}$$
The absolute value of 18/8 is 18/8.
18/8 = 9/4
The simplest form of 18/8 is 9/4.

Explanation:
First we have to find where the fraction lies between on the number line.
The fraction 18/8 lies between 2 and 3.
Next we have to label the fraction on a number line.
In the above image we can observe the fraction is 18/8 units far from the 0 on the number line.

Question 3.
–$$\frac{5}{13}$$
The absolute value of -5/13 is 5/13.

Explanation:
First we have to find where the fraction lies between on the number line.
The fraction -5/13 lies between -1 and 0.
Next we have to label the fraction on a number line.
In the above image we can observe the fraction is -5/13 units far from the 0 on the number line.

Question 4.
–$$\frac{48}{15}$$
-48/15
The absolute value of -48/15 is 48/15.

Explanation:
First we have to find where the fraction lies between on the number line.
The fraction -48/15 lies between -3 and 0.
Next we have to label the fraction on a number line.
In the above image we can observe the fraction is -48/15 units far from the 0 on the number line.

Write each integer or fraction as $$\frac{m}{n}$$ in simplest form where m and n are integers.

Question 5.
67
67
= 67/1
The number 67 in m/n form is 67/1.
Here m = 67 and n= 1

Question 6.
-345
-345
= -345/1
The number -345 in m/n form is -345/1.
Here m = -345 and n= 1

Question 7.
$$\frac{25}{80}$$
25/80
= 5/16
The simplest form of 25/80 is 5/16.
The fraction 25/80 in m/n form is 5/16.
Here m = 5 and n= 16

Question 8.
–$$\frac{264}{90}$$
-264/90
= -44/15
The simplest form of -264/90 is -44/15.
The fraction -264/90 in m/n form is -44/15.
Here m = -44 and n= 15

Question 9.
–$$\frac{14}{70}$$
-14/70
= -1/5
The simplest form of -14/70 is -1/5.
The fraction -14/70 in m/n form is -1/5.
Here m = -1 and n= 5

Question 10.
$$\frac{600}{480}$$
600/480
= 50/40
= 5/4
The simplest form of 600/480 is 5/4.
The fraction 600/480 in m/n form is 5/4.
Here m =5 and n = 4

Write each mixed number or decimal $$\frac{m}{n}$$ as in simplest form where m and n are integers.

Question 11.
7$$\frac{7}{9}$$
7(7/9)
= (63 + 7)/9
= 70/9
The simplest form of the mixed number 7(7/9) is 70/9.
Here m = 70 and n = 9 both are integers.

Question 12.
-5$$\frac{1}{10}$$
-5(1/10)
= -(50 + 1)/10
= -51/10
The simplest form of the mixed number -5(1/10) is -51/10.
Here m = -51 and n = 10 both are integers.

Question 13.
2$$\frac{5}{12}$$
2(5/12)
= (24 + 5)/12
= 29/12
The simplest form of the mixed number 2(5/12) is 29/12.
Here m = 29 and n = 12 both are integers.

Question 14.
-10$$\frac{11}{36}$$
-10(11/36)
=-(360 + 11)/36
= -371/36
The simplest form of the mixed number-10(11/36) is -371/36.
Here m =-371 and n = 36 both are integers.

Question 15.
0.4
0.4
= 4/10
= 2/5
The simplest form of the decimal number 0.4 is 2/5.
Here m = 2 and n = 5 both are integers.

Question 16.
-0.625
-0.625
= -625/1000
= -5/8
The simplest form of the decimal number -0.625 is -5/8.
Here m = -5 and n = 8 both are integers.

Question 17.
5.80
5.80
= 29/5
The simplest form of the decimal number 5.80 is 29/5.
Here m = 29 and n = 5 both are integers.

Question 18.
9.001
9.001
= 9001/1000
The simplest form of the decimal number 9.001 is 9001/1000.
Here m = 9001 and n =1000 both are integers.

Question 19.
-10.68
-10.68
= -267/25
The simplest form of the decimal number -10.68 is -267/25.
Here m = -267 and n = 25 both are integers.

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Question 20.
Locate the following rational numbers correctly on the number line.
–$$\frac{1}{4}$$, -1.5, 0.8, $$\frac{5}{2}$$

Explanation:
First we have to find where the given rational numbers lies between on the number line.
The negative decimal -1.5 lies between -2 and -1.
The negative fraction -1/4 lies between -1 and 0.
The decimal 0.8 lies between 0 and 1.
The fraction 5/2 lies between 2 and 3.
The above given rational numbers are located correctly on the number line.

Question 21.
Locate the following rational numbers correctly on the number line.
1$$\frac{7}{10}$$, –$$\frac{13}{5}$$, 2.25, -0.7

Explanation:
First we have to find where the given rational numbers lies between on the number line.
The negative fraction -13/5 lies between -3 and -2
The negative decimal -0.7 lies between -1 and 0.
The mixed fraction 1(7/10) in fraction as 17/10 lies between 1 and 2.
The decimal 2.25 lies between 2 and 3.
The above given rational numbers are located correctly on the number line.

Graph each rational number on a separate number line.

Question 22.
67$$\frac{1}{8}$$
67(1/8)
= (536 + 1)/8
= 537/8

Explanation:
First we have to find where the given rational number lies between on the number line.
The mixed fraction 67(1/8) in fraction as 537/8 lies between 67 and 68.
The above given rational number is drawn correctly on the number line.

Question 23.
$$\frac{305}{20}$$
305/20

Explanation:
First we have to find where the given rational number lies between on the number line.
The fraction 305/20 lies between 15 and 16.
The above given rational number is drawn correctly on the number line.

Question 24.
$$\frac{98}{28}$$
98/28

Explanation:
First we have to find where the given rational number lies between on the number line.
The fraction 98/28 lies between 3 and 4.
The above given rational number is drawn correctly on the number line.

Question 25.
–$$\frac{21}{12}$$
-21/12

Explanation:
First we have to find where the given rational number lies between on the number line.
The fraction -21/12 lies between -2 and -1.
The above given rational number is correctly drawn on the number line.

Question 26.
-25.8

Explanation:
First we have to find where the given rational number lies between on the number line.
The decimal lies between -26 and -25.
The above given rational number is  drawn correctly on the number line.

Question 27.
-45.3

Explanation:
First we have to find where the given rational number lies between on the number line.
The decimal lies between -46 and -45.
The above given rational number is correctly drawn on the number line.

A video game gives you 10 minutes to find a treasure. The results of your first 8 games show the amount of time left unused when you have found the treasure. A negative time means you have gone beyond the 10 minutes allotted. Use these data for questions 28 to 35.

$$\frac{23}{8}$$, 0, -7$$\frac{1}{5}$$, 6, –$$\frac{17}{4}$$, 8, 7.8, -9.1

Question 28.
Order the times left from most to least time using the symbol >.
The time left from most to least are 8, 7.8, 6, 23/8, 0, -17/4, -7(1/5), -9.1.

Question 29.
Write the absolute value of each number.
23/8, 0, -7(1/5), 6 , -17/4, 8, 7.8, -9.1
The absolute value of 23/8 is 23/8.
The absolute value of 0 is 0.
The absolute value of -7(1/5) is 7(1/5) or 36/5.
The absolute value of 6 is 6.
The absolute value of -17/4 is 17/4.
The absolute value of 8 is 8.
The absolute value of 7.8 is 7.8.
The absolute value of -9.1 is 9.1.

Question 30.
Which number has the greatest absolute value?
The decimal number – 9.1 has the greatest absolute value.

Question 31.
Order the absolute values from least to greatest. Use the symbol <.
The absolute values from least to greatest are 0 < 23/8 < 17/4 < 6 < 7(1/5) < 7.8 < 8 < 9.1.

Question 32.
Graph the original numbers on a number line.
23/8, 0, -7(1/5), 6 , -17/4, 8, 7.8, -9.1

The original numbers on a number line is drawn on the graph.

Question 33.
Which negative number in the list is farthest from 0?