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improper fraction to mixed

Enter improper fraction expression in this form 12/5

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improper fractions to mixed numbers

\frac{9}{2} = 4\frac{1}{2}

What is an Improper Fraction?

It is a fraction where the numerator (top number) is larger than the denominator (bottom number). It basically means you have more than one whole unit.


If you have 7/3, you have more than two whole units. To convert this into a mixed number (a whole number and a proper fraction), you can divide the numerator by the denominator. This will give you a whole number and a remainder.

Let’s use a fun example to show this

Imagine you have 10 pieces of candy, and you want to share them equally among 3 friends. You can count how many pieces each friend gets by dividing 10 by 3. This gives you 3 whole pieces with 1 piece left over. So you can say that each friend gets 3 pieces and there is 1 piece left over.

So, 10/3 is equal to 3 whole pieces and 1/3. This is a mixed number.