What is a Unit Fraction? - Definition & Examples


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What is the numerator of a unit fraction?

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1. Suppose you break the number 1 into 7 equal parts. What unit fraction would be used to represent one of these parts?

2. Consider the fractions 1/12 and 1/30. Which of the following statements is true about these fractions?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet is all about unit fractions. You'll be challenged by questions on the components of unit fractions as well as practice problems involving related calculations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet contains questions concerning:

  • Numerators of unit fractions
  • Representing the division of numbers into equal parts
  • True and false statements about fractions
  • The fraction 5/9

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems involving unit fraction calculations
  • Distinguishing differences - ensure that you can accurately differentiate between true and false statements about fractions
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding numerators and unit fraction representation

Additional Learning

To learn more about this mathematical element, you can look over the adjoining lesson called, What is a Unit Fraction? - Definition & Examples. This lesson encompasses the following objectives:

  • Mathematically describe unit fractions
  • Know what the denominator of a unit fraction signifies
  • Explore provided examples of unit fractions