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Example Question #1 : How To Find Out A Mixed Fraction From An Improper Fraction
Convert to a mixed number.
4 goes into 21 five times. 5 becomes your whole number. There is a remainder of 1 and your denominator remains the same, so your fraction is .
Example Question #2 : How To Find Out A Mixed Fraction From An Improper Fraction
What is written as a mixed number?
goes into five times with a remainder of
The denominator does not change.
Example Question #64 : Fractions
Which of the following is the mixed fraction equivalent to ?
To begin, notice that using your calculator, you can find:
Now, the closest even multiple of that is less than is . Therefore, you know that your number is:
This is the same as:
, or simply, . This is your mixed fraction.
Example Question #67 : Fractions
Which of the following is equivalent to ?
Although there are many ways to convert improper fractions into mixed fractions, the easiest way is to use your calculator to your advantage. Begin by dividing by . This gives you . Therefore, you can eliminate all the options that have do not have for their first portion. Next, multiply by the denominator (), and get . This means that you have and , or . Thus, your answer is .
Example Question #3 : How To Find Out A Mixed Fraction From An Improper Fraction
What does equal, expressed as a mixed number?
Simplify the two fractions, then find a common denominator, then solve.
Example Question #4 : How To Find Out A Mixed Fraction From An Improper Fraction
Convert the improper fraction to a mixed number. Reduce all fractions if possible.
To convert a mixed number into a fraction, first divide the denominator into the numerator and record the remainder:
the result is the mixed number, with the remainder being put as the numerator over the old denominator:
when we reduce.