Unit Parts Practice

Tuesday 12/2/08


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.
ExampleUnitDenom.Part1/denom. unit = part

A quarter of a gallon is a quart.

1/4·12 = 3

Nine is a sixth of fifty four.

A quart can be broken down into four cups.

Words and math symbols

  1. Write "1/3 gallon" in words.

  2. Write "a fifth of a pie" in math symbols.

  3. Write "1/4·24" in words.

  4. Write "an eighth of forty eight" in math symbols.