# WRITING AN IMPROPER FRACTION AS  A MIXED NUMBER

## About "Writing an improper fraction as a mixed number"

Writing an improper fraction as a mixed number :

Students who learn math at primary level must be aware of writing an improper fraction as a mixed number.

The picture given below illustrates how to convert an improper fraction into mixed number.

## Writing an improper fraction as a mixed number - Examples

Example 1 :

Write the following improper fraction as mixed number.

275 / 3

Solution :

When we divide 275 by 3 as explained in the above picture, 3 goes into 275 by 91 times and we will have 2 left in 275.

By using the method explained in the picture above, the mixed fraction or mixed number which is equal to 275/3 is

9123

Example 2 :

Write the following improper fraction as mixed number.

155 / 7

Solution :

When we divide 155 by 7 as explained in the above picture, 7 goes into 155 by 22 times and we will have 1 left in 155.

By using the method explained in the picture above, the mixed fraction or mixed number which is equal to 155/7 is

2217

Example 3 :

Write the following improper fraction as mixed number.

782 / 13

Solution :

When we divide 782 by 13 as explained in the above picture, 13 goes into 782 by 60 times and we will have 2 left in 782.

By using the method explained in the picture above, the mixed fraction or mixed number which is equal to 782/13 is

60213

Example 4 :

Write the following improper fraction as mixed number.

75 / 8

Solution :

When we divide 75 by 8 as explained in the above picture, 8 goes into 75 by 9 times and we will have 3 left in 75.

By using the method explained in the picture above, the mixed fraction or mixed number which is equal to 75/8 is

938

Example 5 :

Write the following improper fraction as mixed number.

178 / 15

Solution :

When we divide 178 by 15 as explained in the above picture, 15 goes into 178 by 11 times and we will have 13 left in 178.

By using the method explained in the picture above, the mixed fraction or mixed number which is equal to 178/15 is

111315

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