How to convert an improper fraction in to a mixed number? 15 7 1 5

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How to convert an improper fraction in to a mixed number?
To convert an improper fraction to a mixed number, divide the numerator by the
denominator to find the whole number. The remainder becomes the new numerator
and the denominator stays the same. Some times there is zero remainder then the
answer is the whole number only.
Convert the following improper fractions in to mixed numbers (Don’t forget to
reduce the proper fraction if possible after converting it into mixed number):
1.
15
7
Whole number. Write at the front of the fraction.
2
7 1 5
1 4
Denominator
stays the same.
1
So, the mixed number is
New numerator
2
1
7
1 2
2.
98
8
8 9 8
8
1 8
1 6
2
12 2
8
Now the proper fraction is not in its lowest terms, as the
numerator 2 and denominator 8 has gcf 2. So reduce this
fraction into lowest terms by cutting numerator and
denominator by 2.
1
2
12
= 12 1
8
4
4
Guru Angad Educational - Mixed Numbers
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