# Unit Fractions – Definition with Examples

» Unit Fractions – Definition with Examples

## What is a Unit Fraction?

In math, a unit fraction can be defined as a fraction whose numerator is 1. It represents 1 shaded part of all the equal parts of the whole.

Here are a few examples of unit fractions.

## Let’s Sing!

One part of a whole,
One candy from a full bowl!
One piece from an apple pie.
Unit stay units, even when multiplied!

## Let’s Do It!

Ask your child or 3rd grader to identify unit fractions in their surroundings.

For instance, while serving a piece of cake, ask them what their portion is in fractions. Help them determine the denominator if required.

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