Partition (Equal Parts)

My Definition

Key Characteristics

The following are true of partitioning:

  • The whole or set is shared fairly or distributed into equal parts.

  • A geometric figure is divided.


Partition Interactive

Use the "up" and "down" arrows to change the partitions for each whole.

Click on a partition to determine what part of the whole is shaded.

What relationship do you see between the number of and the denominator of the fraction?


Partition non-examples

TEKS: 1(6)(G), 2(3)(A), 2(8)(E), 3(3)(C), 3(3)(E), 3(4)(H)