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### Course: 5th grade>Unit 15

Lesson 2: Interpret data on line plots

# Interpreting line plots with fractions

The weights on this line plot are to the nearest 1/8 pound, because there are 8 equal spaces between whole numbers. Each dot represents the weight of one baby. Let's find the difference between the two heaviest babies. Created by Sal Khan.

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• The owner of a produce stand is selling baskets of peaches, priced by kilogram. She rounded each measurements to the nearest 1/2 of a kilogram.

How much heavier is the heaviest basket than the second heaviest basket?

How do you do this question?