**Example 1: Find 1⁄ 4 of 12.**

12

To find one quarter we need to split our amount into 4 equal parts.

12 ÷ 4 = 3

3

3

3

3

Each part is worth 3, so

**Example 2: Find 1⁄ 5 of 30.**

30

To find one fifth we need to split our amount into 5 equal parts.

30 ÷ 5 = 6

6

6

6

6

6

Each part is worth 6, so

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**Example 3: Find 3⁄ 4 of 28.**

28

We start by splitting 28 into 4 equal parts.

28 ÷ 4 = 7

7

7

7

7

Each quarter is worth 7. We want

7

7

7

7

We need to calculate 3 × 7.

3 × 7 = 21

**Example 4: Find 2⁄ 5 of 40.**

40

We start by splitting 40 into 5 equal parts.

40 ÷ 5 = 8

8

8

8

8

8

Each fifth is worth 8. We want

8

8

8

8

8

We need to calculate 2 × 8.

2 × 8 = 16

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