To: Teacher2Teacher Public Discussion
Subject: Additional Insight
Also, if you take a look at the Borrowing in Mathematics archive. Go to subtraction-borrowing from 10's. You'll also find some good information about decomposing numbers with an example provided. Take a look at the message from Pat Ballew on June 22, 2000. Using that, I was able to understand a little bit better what decomposing numbers mean.
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