### The unitary method

To find \(\dfrac{5}{6}\) of a collection of objects, we first find \(\dfrac{1}{6}\) and then multiply by 5.

\(\dfrac{1}{6}\) of 12 is 2 | \(\dfrac{5}{6}\) of 12 is 10 |

\(\dfrac{1}{6}\) × 12 = 2 | \(\dfrac{5}{6}\) × 12 = 10 |

To find \(\dfrac{5}{6}\) of a collection of objects, we first find \(\dfrac{1}{6}\) and then multiply by 5.

\(\dfrac{1}{6}\) of 12 is 2 | \(\dfrac{5}{6}\) of 12 is 10 |

\(\dfrac{1}{6}\) × 12 = 2 | \(\dfrac{5}{6}\) × 12 = 10 |