Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions


These lessons, with videos, examples, and solutions, explain how to convert mixed numbers to fractions and vice versa.




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The following diagrams show how to convert a mixed number to an improper fraction. Scroll down the page for more examples and solutions.

Mixed Number, Improper Fraction
 

The following diagrams show how to convert an improper fraction to a mixed number. Scroll down the page for more examples and solutions.

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Converting a Mixed Number to an Improper Fraction

Examples:
Write the mixed number as an improper fraction
a) 1 5/7
b) 3 1/8

Convert an Improper Fraction to a Mixed Number

Examples:
a) 8/5
b) 31/9

Mixed numbers and improper fractions
Converting mixed numbers to improper fractions and improper fractions to mixed numbers.

Examples:
a) Convert to improper fraction.
2 1/2
b) Convert to mixed number.
23/5

Changing improper fractions into mixed numbers

Examples:
10/7
23/10

Change mixed numbers into improper fractions

Examples:
1 3/4
3 3/5

Converting an Improper Fraction into a Mixed Number

Example:
Change to Mixed Number
9/4

Converting a Mixed Number into an Improper Fraction

Example:
2 3/4



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