Decompose Whole Numbers

 Decompose means to break into smaller parts like when fruit rots or decomposes. Decomposing a number means to break apart a number into to smaller numbers. 5 can decompose, or break apart, to 4+1 or 3+2. It can also be decomposed into 3 or more addends (the numbers being added): 1+1+1+1+1 or 1+1+1+2 or 1+1+3 or 1+2+2. Name ____________________________ Date _____________________________
 1. 6 1 + 5 ____ + 4 ____ + ____
Decompose into 3 or more addends
 Ex: 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 1
 2. 2 ____ + ____
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 3. 4 ____ + ____ ____ + ____
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 4. 3 ____ + ____
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 5. 9 ____ + ____ ____ + ____ ____ + ____ ____ + ____
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 6. 10 ____ + ____ ____ + ____ ____ + ____ ____ + ____ ____ + ____
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 7. 8 ____ + ____ ____ + ____ ____ + ____ ____ + ____
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 8. 7 ____ + ____ ____ + ____ ____ + ____
Decompose into 3 or more addends