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Decompose Non-Unit Fractions using Tape Diagrams




 
Videos and solutions to help Grade 4 students learn how to decompose non-unit fractions and represent them as a whole number times a unit fraction using tape diagrams.

Common Core Standards: 4.NF.3b, 4.NF.4a, 4.NF.3a

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New York State common Core Grade 4, Module 5, Lesson 3

Lesson 3 Concept Development

Problem 1: Express a non-unit fraction less than 1 as a whole number times a unit fraction using a tape diagram.

Problem 2: Determine the non-unit fraction greater than 1 that is represented by a tape diagram, and then write the fraction as a whole number times a unit fraction.

Problem 3: Express a non-unit fraction greater than 1 as a whole number times a unit fraction using a tape diagram. Lesson 3 Problem Set 1

1. Decompose each fraction modeled by a tape diagram as a sum of unit fractions. Write the equivalent multiplication sentence.
a and b Lesson 3 Problem Set 1

1. Decompose each fraction modeled by a tape diagram as a sum of unit fractions. Write the equivalent multiplication sentence.
d and e



Lesson 3 Problem Set 2

2. Write the following fractions greater than 1 as the sum of two products.
a and b Lesson 3 Problem Set 3

3. Draw a tape diagram and record the given fraction’s decomposition into unit fractions as a multiplication sentence. Lesson 3 Homework

1. Decompose each fraction modeled by a tape diagram as a sum of unit fractions. Write the equivalent multiplication sentence. The first one has been done for you.

2. Write the following fractions greater than 1 as the sum of two products.

3. Draw a tape diagram and record the given fraction’s decomposition into unit fractions as a multiplication sentence.


 

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