# What is Partitive division with fractions?

## What is Partitive division with fractions?

Partitive division (partition) involves sharing a quantity (dividend) between a given number (divisor) of equal-sized groups. For example the question 72 ÷ 8 could be read as 72 shared between 8 groups.

## What is an example of Partitive division?

Partitive Division – When dividing a number into a known number of groups. For example, when we divide 8 into 2 groups and we want to determine how many items each group will have. Also known as fair share division since you are dividing up the quantity evenly amongst each group.

**What is a Partitive word problem?**

A partitive division problem is one where you know the total number of groups, and are trying to find the number of items in each group. For example, There are 24 flowers equally distributed in 8 vases. How many flowers are there in each vase? Let us see how we can find the answer to this question.

### What are two types of division problems?

Remind students that there are two different types of division problems—grouping and sharing.

### What is Partitive proportion?

Partitive proportion describes the process by virtue of which a quantity is divided into two or more equal or unequal parts.

**What is measurement division word problems?**

Measurement division problems tell you how much total, and how much is in 1 (each) group. The question asks for how many groups their are. Measurement division problems can be solved by skip counting up to the total or by subtracting the same amount repeatedly from the total.

## What is Quotitive and Partitive division?

An important distinction in division is between situations that call for a partitive (also called fair share or sharing) model of division, and those that call for a quotitive (also called subtraction or measurement) model of division.

## Which of the following is an example of Partitive?

Partitive Expressions with Uncountable Nouns

partitive expression | example sentence |
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an act of kindness | A simple act of kindness to a stranger is a wonderful thing. |

a piece of land | My grandfather bought this piece of land over a hundred years ago. |

a peal of laughter | We heard peals of laughter coming from her bedroom. |

**What is the Partitive model?**

Partition division (also known as partitive, sharing and grouping division) is a way of understanding division in which you divide an amount into a given number of groups.