Introduction to mixed numbers mean:

A fraction is defined as the relation of a whole digit. For case 7/4 is a fraction. What does “4” position for? It is the integer parts into which the total number division. What does “7” position for? It is the number of equivalent parts which contain taken out. A mixed fraction is said to be as the whole integer and a fraction number joint into one number known as “mixed number”.

 

Example for mixed fractions or mixed number mean:

 

Converting Mixed number to Improper number

To change mixed number into an improper number.

Steps to be followed:

  • Multiply the complete number part by fraction’s denominator.
  • Addition up to the numerator.
  • Then note down the on top of the denominator.

Example: Convert 4 2/6 to an improper fraction.

  • Multiply the complete number by the denominator: 4 × 6 = 24
  • Addition up the numerator to that: 24 + 2 = 26.
  • Then note down that on top of the denominator, like this: 26/6 or 13/3.

 

Mixed Fractions mean or Improper Fractions mean

 

We can use also an improper division or a mixed division to explain equal amount.

For case: 1 3/4 = 7/4, shown here:

 

Converting Improper Fractions to Mixed Fractions mean

 

To change an improper fraction to a mixed fraction,

Follow these steps:

  • Divide the numerator by the denominator.
  • We can write the whole digit answer.
  • Next write down some remainder above the denominator.

Example: Convert 17/5 to a mixed fraction.

Divide: 17/5=3 with a remainder of 2

Write down the 3 and then write down the remains (2) above the denominator (5), similar to this:3 `2/5`

 

Practice Problems for mixed fractions mean

 

1.To convert 5 `2/5` to an improper fraction.

a.27/5

b.5/27

c.12/5

Answer : a

2.To convert 22/5 to an mixed fraction.

a.3`4/5`

b.5`2/5`

c.4`2/5`  

Answer: c