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Billy and Ken, the school’s cross-country stars, were each running at cross-country practice. Billy was going to run of the training course, and Ken was going to run of the course. However, during practice it started raining, so they could not finish their runs. Billy had finished of his run, while Ken had finished of his run. Draw a picture to determine which cross-country star ran the farthest.

Use the diagram below to help determine who ran the farthest.

2 number lines, scaled in fourths from 0 to 1. Top line, labeled Billy, has first fourth shaded green, and next 2 fourths, shaded orange. Bottom line labelled Ken, has first fourth shaded green and next fourth shaded orange.