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In this tutorial, we'll see that a fraction can be broken up (or decomposed) into a bunch of other fractions. You might see the world in a completely different way after this. Common Core Standard: 4.NF.B.3b
It helps to visually understand what decomposing a fraction looks like. We're pretty sure you're going to like this.
Decomposing mixed numbers is a pretty straightforward process. It's as simple as adding fractions with like denominators. Watch us do it!
We need the sum of all the fractions to equal the given fraction. Can you help us choose which ones to use?