# SSAT Upper Level Math : How to find out a mixed fraction from an improper fraction

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : How To Find Out A Mixed Fraction From An Improper Fraction

Which of the following is one more than ?      Explanation:

Rewrite as follows: , so .

Add one: ### Example Question #2 : How To Find Out A Mixed Fraction From An Improper Fraction

Which of the following is three times ?      Explanation: Since , ### Example Question #3 : How To Find Out A Mixed Fraction From An Improper Fraction

Which of the following is 80% of ?      Explanation:

80% of a number is equal to multiplied by that number, so 80% of is Since  .

### Example Question #4 : How To Find Out A Mixed Fraction From An Improper Fraction

Which of the following is increased by 25%?   The correct answer is not among the other responses.  Explanation:

A number increased by 25% is 125%, or , multiplied by the number. increased by 25% is therefore  , so ### Example Question #5 : How To Find Out A Mixed Fraction From An Improper Fraction

Decrease by 12.5%. What is the result?      Explanation:

Decreasing a number by 12.5% is the same as taking 87.5% of a number, or multiplying it by .  , so ### Example Question #6 : How To Find Out A Mixed Fraction From An Improper Fraction Change to a mixed number      Explanation:

To convert from a fraction to a mixed number we must find out how many times the denominator goes into the numerator using division and the remainder becomes the new fraction. ### Example Question #7 : How To Find Out A Mixed Fraction From An Improper Fraction

Write as a mixed fraction.     Explanation:

Divide the numerator by the denominator. Now, the whole number part will be . Write the remainder on top of the denominator to get the fraction.  