Decompose non-unit fractions and represent them as a whole number times a unit fraction.
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1. Use the first equation below to fill in the blanks for the second equation.
a. $${2+2+2+2+2=5}$$ groups of $$2$$
b. $${{1\over4}+{1\over4}+{1\over4}=}$$ ____ groups of ____
2. Replace the right side of the equations above with a numerical expression.
Decompose the fraction represented below into a sum of unit fractions and a multiple of the unit fraction. Record the decompositions with equations.
Decompose the following fractions into a multiple of unit fractions. Write an equation to record your decomposition.
a. $${{4\over5}}$$
b. $${{12\over12}}$$
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Decompose the following fraction as a sum of unit fractions as well as a multiple of unit fractions. Record the decompositions with equations.
$${{6\over9}}$$
Grade 4 Mathematics > Module 5 > Topic A > Lesson 3 of the New York State Common Core Mathematics Curriculum from EngageNY and Great Minds. © 2015 Great Minds. Licensed by EngageNY of the New York State Education Department under the CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US license. Accessed Dec. 2, 2016, 5:15 p.m..
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