### 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