# 4th Grade Math - Decomposing Fractions

Updated: May 19

This post explains and give practice opportunities related to TEKS __4.3A__:

represent a fraction a/b as a sum of fractions 1/b, where a and b are whole numbers and b > 0, including when a > b

## Instruction

Fractions can be decomposed just like whole numbers and represented as a sum of smaller fractions.

## STAAR Practice

Between 2016 and 2022, this supporting standard has been tested 2 times on the STAAR test. Videos explaining the problems can be found below. If you'd rather take a quiz over these questions, click __here__. The videos below are linked to the questions in the quiz as answer explanations after the quiz is submitted.

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