Topic: Improper and Mixed Fractions How to convert a improper fraction into a mixed fraction To convert an improper fraction to a mixed fraction, follow these steps:
Divide the numerator by the denominator.
Write down the whole number answer
Then write down any remainder above the denominator.
Let’s look at the following
Example: Convert 11/4 to a mixed fraction.
11 ÷ 4 = 2 with a remainder of 3
Write down the 2 and then write down the remainder (3) above the denominator (4).
Example: Convert 10/3 to a mixed fraction.
How to change a mixed number into a improper fraction To properly convert make sure to follow these steps carefully:
Multiply the whole number part by the fraction's denominator.
Add that to the numerator
Then write the result on top of the denominator.
Let’s look at the following examples
Example: Convert 3 2/5 to an improper fraction.
Multiply the whole number part by the denominator:
3 × 5 = 15
Add that to the numerator:
15 + 2 = 17
Then write that result above the denominator:
Example: Convert 2 1/9 to an improper fraction.