- The thing being split up into parts is called the
. - The number that says how many parts each is split into is called the
. - In the picture below...

a) What is being split up into parts?*(This is the***unit**)

b) How many parts is each unit split into?*(This is the***denominator**)

c) What are the parts called?

d) In English: Aof ais a.

e) In math symbols: - In the picture below...

a) What is being split up into parts?*(This is the***unit**)

b) How many parts is each unit split into?*(This is the***denominator**)

c) What are the parts called?

d) In English: Aofis.

e) In math symbols:

*(to find the unit)*What thing was broken into pieces?*(to find the denominator)*How many pieces was each unit broken into?*(to find the part)*What is each piece called?

Example | Unit | Denom. | Part | 1/denom. unit = part |
---|---|---|---|---|

A quarter of a gallon is a quart. | gallon | 4 | quart | 1/4 gallon = quart |

40 | 5 | 8 | 1/5·40 = 8 | |

turp | 3 | korr | 1/3 turp = korr | |

Nine is one fifth of forty five. | ||||

I can break up a yard into three feet. | ||||

One sixteenth of a pound is an ounce. | ||||

I can break up 30 into five sections of 6. | ||||

A pace is a third of a reed. |