# Comparing fractions by decomposing the composite fractions

The video below explains how decomposition of composite fractions into unit fractions helps comparison of fractions having same numerator as well as same denominator. Why do we use the words ‘numerator’ and ‘denominator’ is also explained in the video.

The children are familiar with the words like unit fractions, composite fractions. They know how to split a composite fraction into unit fractions and also know how to compare unit fractions.