Unit Parts Practice
is whatever is being
is the number that says how many
is split into.
The word "denominator" literally means
— it gives the parts their
Mathematically, breaking a unit into some number of parts is
Some unit parts have special names:
, not seconds, and
, not fourths.
Identifying the unit, part, and denominator
For each of the examples below, fill in what is the unit, the denominator, and the part. Then, write a math sentence showing the relationship between these things.
unit = part
A quarter of a gallon is a quart.
·12 = 3
Nine is a sixth of fifty four.
A quart can be broken down into four cups.
Words and math symbols
gallon" in words.
Write "a fifth of a pie" in math symbols.
·24" in words.
Write "an eighth of forty eight" in math symbols.