Lesson 1 – Thirds


  • At the end of this lesson, students should be able to share and find relationship between objects in thirds, sixths and ninths.


(Thirds) means sharing one thing into 3 parts.

(Sixths) means sharing into 6 parts.

(Ninths) means sharing into 9 parts.


Thirds, Sixths and Ninths are related. Thirds mean to divide a whole into 3 parts, sixths is to divide a whole into 6 parts and ninths into 9 parts.

When we say a 3rd of any number, it means that we are to divide that number into 3 parts.

Example:  of 6 = 2. This means that we are dividing 6 into 3 parts.




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