Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions
Converting Improper to Mixed
An improper fraction, such as , can also be expressed as a mixed number (also
known as a mixed fraction).
Example #1:
The number 2 on the left of the mixed number represents how
many times or one whole, goes into . The number on the right, , is the amount left over when you take away from .
Another method:
Example #2:
Converting Mixed to Improper
How do we get this?
Example #1:

If the mixed number is
negative

Example #2:

If the mixed number is negative

