# Video: Identifying Quarters of Circles and Rectangles

Pick one way to divide a rectangle into quarters.

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### Video Transcript

Pick one way to divide a rectangle into quarters.

We’re being asked to pick a way to divide a rectangle into quarters. When we divide any shape into quarters, we have to divide it into four equal parts. This rectangle has been divided into four equal parts. Has this rectangle been divided into four equal parts? The rectangle has been divided into four parts. But each part is a different size. They’re not equal parts.

Let’s look at the second rectangle. This rectangle has been divided into four equal parts, which means that each part is a quarter. So this is one way to divide a rectangle into quarters. The third rectangle has been divided into four parts. But the parts are not equal. We picked one way to divide a rectangle into quarters. The second picture has been divided into quarters. It has four equal parts. And when we divide a shape into quarters, we’re dividing it into four equal parts.