Represent 3 on a number line
You have come to the right place if you need to locate 3 on a number line. Here we will show you how to represent 3 on a number line and how to represent negative 3 on a number line.
Before we start, note that a number line is a line with 0 in the middle, and then increasing positive numbers to the right of the 0 and decreasing negative numbers to the left of the 0. The line is infinite in length and it's not possible to show the whole line, but we will illustrate where on the line 3 and -3 are located.
Below is an illustration showing you where 3 is located on a number line. It is located to the right of the 0 on the line, and as you can see, the numbers are increasing going from left to right. 3 is located 3 from 0.
Representing negative 3 on the number line is a little more tricky. To locate -3, we start from 0 and go 3 to the left to locate -3 on the number line. Below is an illustration showing you where negative 3 is on a number line.
That's all there is to it! Now you know how to locate and represent 3 on a number line!
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