# Use parts and wholes to find a unit fraction of a set of objects

I can use knowledge of parts and wholes to find a unit fraction of a set of objects.

# Use parts and wholes to find a unit fraction of a set of objects

I can use knowledge of parts and wholes to find a unit fraction of a set of objects.

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## Lesson details

### Key learning points

- The whole can be a set of objects.
- To identify the size of a part, we can divide the whole amount by the number of parts.
- To identify the size of the whole, we can multiply the number of equal parts by the size of each part.
- ‘The whole is divided into ___ equal parts. Each equal part is __________ of the whole.'

### Common misconception

Children may struggle to make the connection between the unit fraction and the division required.

The stem sentence, 'The whole is divided into ___ equal parts. Each equal part is __________ of the whole.' supports children to grasp this. Support children to make connections between the number of equal parts and the denominator of the fraction.

### Keywords

Set - A set is a collection of things (objects or numbers).

Unit fraction - A unit fraction is any fraction where the numerator is one.

### Licence

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