# 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 .

### Example Question #2 : Mixed / Improper Fractions

Which of the following is three times  ?

Explanation:

Since ,

### Example Question #3 : Mixed / Improper Fractions

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 #2 : Mixed / Improper Fractions

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 : Mixed / Improper Fractions

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 #1 : Algebraic Fractions

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 #2 : Mixed / Improper Fractions

Write  as a mixed fraction.