# Divide Paper into nths Divisions

For the most part, knowing how to divide a sheet of paper into equal thirds, fourths, or fifths is enough. On a rare occasion you may need to divide a sheet into equal sevenths, or ninths. Divisions smaller than that are quite specialized and few “everyday” paper folders will need that type of skill.

However, if you are one of those people who enjoy origami and math, or if you design your own origami, you may wish to learn how to divide a square sheet of paper into any number of divisions. It is surprisingly easy – you only need to know 3 things:

• the General Idea,

• the Powers of Two, and

• the Methodology